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RHSA-2007:0067: postgresql security update

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RHSA-2007:0067: postgresql security update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:N/A:C)
Published
02/05/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/23/2007
Modified
07/12/2017

Description

Updated postgresql packages that fix several security vulnerabilities are now available for the Red Hat Application Stack. This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

PostgreSQL is an advanced Object-Relational database management system (DBMS). Two flaws were found in the way the PostgreSQL server handles certain SQL-language functions. An authenticated user could execute a sequence of command which could crash the PostgreSQL server or possibly read from arbitrary memory locations. A user must have permissions to drop and add database tables to exploit this flaw. (CVE-2007-0555, CVE-2007-0556) Several denial of service flaws were found in the PostgreSQL server. An authenticated user could execute an SQL command which could crash the PostgreSQL server. (CVE-2006-5540, CVE-2006-5541, CVE-2006-5542) Users of PostgreSQL should upgrade to these updated packages containing PostgreSQL version 8.1.7, which corrects these issues. Note: The original PostgreSQL 8.1.7 security patch contained an error; this release includes the updated patch and so is equivalent to the soon-to-be-released 8.1.8.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-postgresql
  • redhat-upgrade-postgresql-contrib
  • redhat-upgrade-postgresql-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-postgresql-docs
  • redhat-upgrade-postgresql-libs
  • redhat-upgrade-postgresql-pl
  • redhat-upgrade-postgresql-python
  • redhat-upgrade-postgresql-server
  • redhat-upgrade-postgresql-tcl
  • redhat-upgrade-postgresql-test

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