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[DSA469] DSA-469-1 pam-pgsql Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-469-1 pam-pgsql

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Primoz Bratanic discovered a bug in libpam-pgsql, a PAM module to
authenticate using a PostgreSQL database. The library does not escape
all user-supplied data that are sent to the database. A possible hacker
could exploit this bug to insert SQL statements.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.5.2-3woody2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.5.2-7.1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libpam-pgsql package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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