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[GLSA-200502-19] PostgreSQL: Buffer overflows in PL/PgSQL parser Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
PostgreSQL: Buffer overflows in PL/PgSQL parser
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200502-19
(PostgreSQL: Buffer overflows in PL/PgSQL parser)
PostgreSQL is vulnerable to several buffer overflows in the
A remote attacker could send a malicious query resulting in the
execution of arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running
There is no known workaround at this time.
All PostgreSQL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/postgresql-7.4.7-r1"
Threat Level: High
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