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[DSA1261] DSA-1261-1 postgresql Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
It was discovered that the PostgreSQL database performs insufficient type
checking for SQL function arguments, which might lead to denial of service
or information disclosure.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem has been
fixed in version 8.1.7-1 of the postgresql-8.1 package.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 8.1.7-1 of the postgresql-8.1 package.
We recommend that you upgrade your PostgreSQL packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1261
Threat Level: High
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