Please Install the Updated Packages.
Multiple vulnerabilities was discovered and corrected in postgresql: The bitsubstr function in backend/utils/adt/varbit.c in PostgreSQL 8.0.23, 8.1.11, and 8.3.8 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or have unspecified other impact via vectors involving a negative integer in the third argument, as demonstrated by a SELECT statement that contains a call to the substring function for a bit string, related to an overflow. (CVE-2010-0442). A flaw was found in the way the PostgreSQL server process enforced permission checks on scripts written in PL/Perl. A remote, authenticated user, running a specially-crafted PL/Perl script, could use this flaw to bypass PL/Perl trusted mode restrictions, allowing them to obtain sensitive information execute arbitrary Perl scripts or cause a denial of service (remove protected, sensitive data) (CVE-2010-1169). The PL/Tcl implementation in PostgreSQL 7.4 before 7.4.29, 8.0 before 8.0.25, 8.1 before 8.1.21, 8.2 before 8.2.17, 8.3 before 8.3.11, 8.4 before 8.4.4, and 9.0 Beta before 9.0 Beta 2 loads Tcl code from the pltcl_modules table regardless of the table's ownership and permissions, which allows remote authenticated users, with database-creation privileges, to execute arbitrary Tcl code by creating this table and inserting a crafted Tcl script (CVE-2010-1170). PostgreSQL 7.4 before 7.4.29, 8.0 before 8.0.25, 8.1 before 8.1.21, 8.2 before 8.2.17, 8.3 before 8.3.11, and 8.4 before 8.4.4 does not properly check privileges during certain RESET ALL operations, which allows remote authenticated users to remove arbitrary parameter settings via a (1) ALTER USER or (2) ALTER DATABASE statement (CVE-2010-1975). Packages for 2008.0 and 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended Maintenance Program. Please visit this link to learn more: http://store.mandriva.com/product_info.php?cPath=149& products_id=490 This update provides a solution to these vulnerabilities.
postgresql on Mandriva Linux 2008.0, Mandriva Linux 2008.0/X86_64, Mandriva Linux 2009.0, Mandriva Linux 2009.0/X86_64, Mandriva Linux 2009.1, Mandriva Linux 2009.1/X86_64, Mandriva Linux 2010.0, Mandriva Linux 2010.0/X86_64, Mandriva Enterprise Server 5, Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64
CVE CVE-2010-0442, CVE-2010-1169, CVE-2010-1170, CVE-2010-1975
CVSS Base Score: 8.5