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rPSA-2009-0086-1 postgresql postgresql-contrib postgresql-server
From: rPath Update Announcements <announce-noreply () rpath com>
Date: Tue, 19 May 2009 15:03:40 -0400

rPath Security Advisory: 2009-0086-1
Published: 2009-05-19
Products:
    rPath Linux 2

Rating: Minor
Exposure Level Classification:
    Local System User Deterministic Denial of Service
Updated Versions:
    postgresql=conary.rpath.com () rpl:2/8.3.7-0.1-1
    postgresql-contrib=conary.rpath.com () rpl:2/8.3.7-0.1-1
    postgresql-server=conary.rpath.com () rpl:2/8.3.7-0.1-1

rPath Issue Tracking System:
    https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-3017

References:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0922

Description:
    In previous versions of the postgresql package, authenticated
    users of a postgresql database could cause the postgresql server
    to crash by triggering a failure in converting an error message to
    an encoding selected by the user, by making mismatched encoding
    conversion requests.  In addition, a GiST index corruption bug
    is also addressed by this update; users of GiST indices should
    regenerate GiST indices after updating.

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0086

Copyright 2009 rPath, Inc.
This file is distributed under the terms of the MIT License.
A copy is available at http://www.rpath.com/permanent/mit-license.html

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