Moderate CentOS perl-DBD-Pg Update

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perl-DBD-Pg-1.49-4.el5_8.i386.rpm, perl-DBD-Pg-1.49-4.el5_8.src.rpm, perl-DBD-Pg-1.49-4.el5_8.x86_64.rpm, perl-DBD-Pg-2.15.1-4.el6_3.i686.rpm, perl-DBD-Pg-2.15.1-4.el6_3.src.rpm, perl-DBD-Pg-2.15.1-4.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
rhn.redhat.com, lists.centos.org, lists.centos.org
2012-07-25
2017-07-27 20:03
2017-07-27 19:03
2017-04-01 19:06
2017-01-05 20:10

Description


An updated perl-DBD-Pg package that fixes two security issues is now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate
security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in
the References section.

Perl DBI is a database access Application Programming Interface (API) for
the Perl language. perl-DBD-Pg allows Perl applications to access
PostgreSQL database servers.

Two format string flaws were found in perl-DBD-Pg. A specially-crafted
database warning or error message from a server could cause an application
using perl-DBD-Pg to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running the application. (CVE-2012-1151)

All users of perl-DBD-Pg are advised to upgrade to this updated package,
which contains a backported patch to fix these issues. Applications using
perl-DBD-Pg must be restarted for the update to take effect.
Please see https://www.redhat.com/footer/terms-of-use.html

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
5 perl-DBD-Pg perl-DBD-Pg-1.49-4.el5_8.i386.rpm
perl-DBD-Pg perl-DBD-Pg-1.49-4.el5_8.src.rpm
perl-DBD-Pg perl-DBD-Pg-1.49-4.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
6 perl-DBD-Pg perl-DBD-Pg-2.15.1-4.el6_3.i686.rpm
perl-DBD-Pg perl-DBD-Pg-2.15.1-4.el6_3.src.rpm
perl-DBD-Pg perl-DBD-Pg-2.15.1-4.el6_3.x86_64.rpm