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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2012:1116
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2012:1116.

Perl DBI is a database access Application Programming Interface (API) for
the Perl language. perl-DBD-Pg allows Perl applications to access
PostgreSQL database servers.

Two format string flaws were found in perl-DBD-Pg. A specially-crafted
database warning or error message from a server could cause an application
using perl-DBD-Pg to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running the application. (CVE-2012-1151)

All users of perl-DBD-Pg are advised to upgrade to this updated package,
which contains a backported patch to fix these issues. Applications using
perl-DBD-Pg must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : Medium

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-1151
Debian Security Information: DSA-2431 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:1116
XForce ISS Database: dbdpg-dbdstprepare-format-string(73855)
XForce ISS Database: dbdpg-pgwarn-format-string(73854)
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