[SECURITY] [DSA 2491-1] postgresql-8.4 security update

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2012-06-13T00:00:00



Debian Security Advisory DSA-2491-1 security@debian.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Florian Weimer June 09, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : postgresql-8.4 Vulnerability : several Problem type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2012-2143 CVE-2012-2655

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in PostgreSQL, an SQL database server:

CVE-2012-2143 The crypt(text, text) function in the pgcrypto contrib module did not handle certain passwords correctly, ignoring characters after the first character which does not fall into the ASCII range.

CVE-2012-2655 SECURITY DEFINER and SET attributes for a call handler of a procedural language could crash the database server.

In addition, this update contains reliability and stability fixes from the 8.4.12 upstream release.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 8.4.12-0squeeze1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 8.4.12-1.

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/

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