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Debian: Security update for libdbd-pg-perl

Niko Tyni discovered two format string vulnerabilities in DBD::Pg, a Perl DBI driver for the PostgreSQL database server, which can be exploited by a rogue database server. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2431-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
March 11, 2012                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : libdbd-pg-perl
Vulnerability  : format string vulnerabilities
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2012-1151
Debian Bug     : 661536

Niko Tyni discovered two format string vulnerabilities in DBD::Pg, a Perl 
DBI driver for the PostgreSQL database server, which can be exploited 
by a rogue database server.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.17.1-2+squeeze1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.19.0-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libdbd-pg-perl packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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