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PostPosted: Sun Aug 06, 2006 9:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200608-10 ] pike: SQL injection vulnerability Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: pike: SQL injection vulnerability (GLSA 200608-10)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: August 06, 2006
Updated: December 13, 2006
Bug(s): #136065
ID: 200608-10

Synopsis


A flaw in the input handling could lead to the execution of arbitrary SQL
statements in the underlying PostgreSQL database.


Background


Pike is a general purpose programming language, able to be used for
multiple tasks.


Affected Packages

Package: dev-lang/pike
Vulnerable: < 7.6.86
Unaffected: >= 7.6.86
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description


Some input is not properly sanitised before being used in a SQL
statement in the underlying PostgreSQL database.


Impact


A remote attacker could provide malicious input to a pike program,
which might result in the execution of arbitrary SQL statements.


Workaround


There is no known workaround at this time.


Resolution


All pike users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/pike-7.6.86"


References

Secunia Advisory SA20494
CVE-2006-4041


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