Debian: DSA-2491-1: postgresql-8.4 security update

    Date09 Jun 2012
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Two vulnerabilities were discovered in PostgreSQL, an SQL database server: CVE-2012-2143
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2491-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
    June 09, 2012                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    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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