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PostgreSQL to_ascii() overflow Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Attempts to log into the remote PostgreSQL daemon

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote PostgreSQL server, according to its version number,
is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the to_ascii() function,
which may allow a possible hacker who has the rights to query the remote
database to obtain a shell on this host.

Solution : Upgrade to postgresql 7.3.4 or newer
Threat Level: High

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