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[DSA370] DSA-370-1 pam-pgsql Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-370-1 pam-pgsql

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Florian Zumbiehl reported a vulnerability in pam-pgsql whereby the
username to be used for authentication is used as a format string when
writing a log message. This vulnerability may allow a possible hacker to
execute arbitrary code with the rights of the program requesting
PAM authentication.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.5.2-3woody1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.5.2-7.
We recommend that you update your pam-pgsql package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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