Debian: DSA-2630-1: postgresql-8.4 security update

    Date20 Feb 2013
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Sumit Soni discovered that PostgreSQL,an object-relational SQL database, could be forced to crash when an internal function was called with invalid arguments, resulting in denial of service.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2630-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    February 20, 2013                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : postgresql-8.4
    Vulnerability  : programming error
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2013-0255
    
    Sumit Soni discovered that PostgreSQL,an object-relational SQL database, 
    could be forced to crash when an internal function was called with 
    invalid arguments, resulting in denial of service.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 8.4.16-0squeeze1.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 8.4.16-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 8.4.16-1.
    
    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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