Debian: DSA-3374-1: postgresql-9.4 security update

    Date 19 Oct 2015
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities have been found in PostgreSQL-9.4, a SQL database system. CVE-2015-5288
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3374-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    October 19, 2015                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : postgresql-9.4
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-5288 CVE-2015-5289
    
    Several vulnerabilities have been found in PostgreSQL-9.4, a SQL
    database system.
    
    CVE-2015-5288
    
        Josh Kupershmidt discovered a vulnerability in the crypt() function
        in the pgCrypto extension. Certain invalid salt arguments can cause
        the server to crash or to disclose a few bytes of server memory.
    
    CVE-2015-5289
    
        Oskari Saarenmaa discovered that json or jsonb input values
        constructed from arbitrary user input can crash the PostgreSQL
        server and cause a denial of service.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 9.4.5-0+deb8u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed
    in version 9.4.5-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 9.4.5-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your postgresql-9.4 packages.
    
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