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PostPosted: Wed Apr 18, 2012 3:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201204-08 ] Perl DBD-Pg Module: Arbitrary code execut Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Perl DBD-Pg Module: Arbitrary code execution (GLSA 201204-08)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: April 17, 2012
Bug(s): #407549
ID: 201204-08

Synopsis

Two format string vulnerabilities have been found in the Perl
DBD-Pg module, allowing a remote PostgreSQL servers to execute arbitrary
code.


Background

DBD-Pg is a PostgreSQL interface module for Perl.

Affected Packages

Package: dev-perl/DBD-Pg
Vulnerable: < 2.19.0
Unaffected: >= 2.19.0
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Format string vulnerabilities have been found in the the "pg_warn()" and
"dbd_st_prepare()" functions in dbdimp.c.


Impact

A remote PostgreSQL server could send specially crafted database
warnings or DBD statements, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary
code.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All users of the Perl DBD-Pg module should upgrade to the latest
version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-perl/DBD-Pg-2.19.0"
   


References

CVE-2012-1151


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