Debian: DSA-2658-1: postgresql-9.1 security update

    Date 04 Apr 2013
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in PostgreSQL database server. CVE-2013-1899
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2658-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                         Giuseppe Iuculano
    April 04, 2013                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : postgresql-9.1
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2013-1899 CVE-2013-1900 CVE-2013-1901
    Debian Bug     : 704479 
    
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in PostgreSQL database server.
    
    CVE-2013-1899
    
        Mitsumasa Kondo and Kyotaro Horiguchi of NTT Open Source Software Center
        discovered that it was possible for a connection request containing a
        database name that begins with "-" to be crafted that can damage or destroy
        files within a server's data directory. Anyone with access to the port the
        PostgreSQL server listens on can initiate this request.
    
    CVE-2013-1900
    
        Random numbers generated by contrib/pgcrypto functions may be easy for
        another database user to guess.
    
    CVE-2013-1901
    
        An unprivileged user could run commands that could interfere with
        in-progress backups
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), postgresql-9.1 is not available.
    DSA-2657-1 has been released for CVE-2013-1900 affecting posgresql-8.4.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
    version 9.1.9-0wheezy1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 9.1.9-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your postgresql-9.1 packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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