Security update for PostgreSQL
(Last modified: 07JUN2005)
solutions Security update for PostgreSQL SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (8522a86bfa9ca66f0b82fb3eb0042bae)
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
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SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Open Enterprise Server
- load arbitrary shared libraries and execute code via the LOAD extension (CAN-2005-0227)
- bypass the EXECUTE permission check for functions by using the CREATE AGGREGATE command (CAN-2005-0244)
- a heap based buffer overflow (CAN-2005-0245)
- denial of service through intagg contrib module (CAN-2005-0246)
- execute arbitrary code due to bugs in several SQL commands (CAN-2005-0247, CAN-2005-1409, CAN-2005-1410)
- A race condition that allowed a transaction to be seen as committed for some purposes (eg SELECT FOR UPDATE) slightly sooner than for other purposes
If you are running a PostgreSQL server please carefully follow the instructions in /usr/share/doc/packages/postgresql/SECURITY-NOTICE to complete this security update.
This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh postgresql.rpm postgresql-libs.rpm postgresql-server.rpm postgresql-docs.rpm postgresql-contrib.rpm postgresql-devel.rpm postgresql-pl.rpm
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Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.
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