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[SECURITY] [DSA 2340-1] postgresql security update
From: Thijs Kinkhorst <thijs () debian org>
Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2011 20:49:12 +0100 (CET)

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2340-1                   security () debian org
http://www.debian.org/security/                           Thijs Kinkhorst
November 7, 2011                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : postgresql-8.3, postgresql-8.4, postgresql-9.0
Vulnerability  : weak password hashing
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2011-2483 
Debian Bug     : 631285

magnum discovered that the blowfish password hashing used amongst
others in PostgreSQL contained a weakness that would give passwords
with 8 bit characters the same hash as weaker equivalents.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
postgresql-8.3 version 8.3.16-0lenny1.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
postgresql-8.4 version 8.4.9-0squeeze1.

For the testing distribution (wheezy) and unstable distribution (sid),
this problem has been fixed in postgresql-8.4 version 8.4.9-1,
postgresql-9.0 9.0.5-1 and postgresql-9.1 9.1~rc1-1.

The updates also include reliability improvements, originally scheduled
for inclusion into the next point release; for details see the respective
changelogs.

We recommend that you upgrade your postgresql packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce () lists debian org
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