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CESA-2004:489: rh-postgresql security update

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CESA-2004:489: rh-postgresql security update



Updated rh-postgresql packages that fix various bugs are now available.

PostgreSQL is an advanced Object-Relational database management system (DBMS) that supports almost all SQL constructs (including transactions, subselects, and user-defined types and functions). Trustix has identified improper temporary file usage in the make_oidjoins_check script. It is possible that an attacker could overwrite arbitrary file contents as the user running the make_oidjoins_check script. This script has been removed from the RPM file since it has no use to ordinary users. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2004-0977 to this issue. Additionally, the following non-security issues have been addressed: - Fixed a low probability risk for loss of recently committed transactions. - Fixed a low probability risk for loss of older data due to failure to update transaction status. - A lock file problem that sometimes prevented automatic restart after a system crash has been fixed. All users of rh-postgresql should upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve these issues.


  • centos-upgrade-rh-postgresql
  • centos-upgrade-rh-postgresql-contrib
  • centos-upgrade-rh-postgresql-devel
  • centos-upgrade-rh-postgresql-docs
  • centos-upgrade-rh-postgresql-jdbc
  • centos-upgrade-rh-postgresql-libs
  • centos-upgrade-rh-postgresql-pl
  • centos-upgrade-rh-postgresql-python
  • centos-upgrade-rh-postgresql-server
  • centos-upgrade-rh-postgresql-tcl
  • centos-upgrade-rh-postgresql-test

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