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[DSA577] DSA-577-1 postgresql Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Trustix Security Engineers identified insecure temporary file creation
in a script included in the postgresql suite, an object-relational SQL
database. This could lead a possible hacker to trick a user to overwrite
arbitrary files he has write access to.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your postgresql packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-577
Threat Level: High
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