Debian: DSA-2173-1: pam-pgsql security update

    Date26 Feb 2011
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that pam-pgsql, a PAM module to authenticate using a PostgreSQL database, was vulnerable to a buffer overflow in supplied IP-addresses.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2173-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                           Thijs Kinkhorst
    February 26, 2011                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : pam-pgsql
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    Debian Bug     : 603436
    
    It was discovered that pam-pgsql, a PAM module to authenticate using
    a PostgreSQL database, was vulnerable to a buffer overflow in supplied
    IP-addresses.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.6.3-2+lenny1.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.7.1-4+squeeze1.
    
    For the testing (wheezy) and unstable (sid) distributions, this problem
    has been fixed in version 0.7.1-5.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your pam-pgsql 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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