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RHSA-2009:0479 -- perl-DBD-Pg security update (Moderate)

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29079

An updated perl-DBD-Pg package that fixes two security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. 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. A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was discovered in the pg_getline function implementation. If the pg_getline or getline functions read large untrusted records from a database it could cause an application using these functions to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2009-0663)

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Class:
patch
Reference(s):
  • RHSA-2009:0479
  • CESA-2009:0479-CentOS 5
  • CVE-2009-0663
  • CVE-2009-1341
Product(s):
  • perl-DBD-Pg