[SECURITY] [DSA 2630-1] postgresql-8.4 security update

2013-02-20T21:03:53
ID DEBIAN:DSA-2630-1:2240A
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2013-02-20T21:03:53

Description


Debian Security Advisory DSA-2630-1 security@debian.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff February 20, 2013 http://www.debian.org/security/faq


Package : postgresql-8.4 Vulnerability : programming error Problem type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2013-0255

Sumit Soni discovered that PostgreSQL,an object-relational SQL database, could be forced to crash when an internal function was called with invalid arguments, resulting in denial of service.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 8.4.16-0squeeze1.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 8.4.16-1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 8.4.16-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your postgresql-8.4 packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org