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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.71437
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2012:1116
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:
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.

Solution:
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

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1116.html

Risk factor : Medium

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-1151
Debian Security Information: DSA-2431 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2431
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201204-08.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:112
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=661536
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=801733
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/03/09/6
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/03/10/4
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:1116
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1116.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/48307
http://secunia.com/advisories/48319
http://secunia.com/advisories/48824
XForce ISS Database: dbdpg-dbdstprepare-format-string(73855)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/73855
XForce ISS Database: dbdpg-pgwarn-format-string(73854)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/73854
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