January 3, 2010

Ubuntu Security Notice 876-1: PostgreSQL vulnerabilities

Article Source Ubuntu Security Notices
January 3, 2010, 12:48 pm
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It was discovered that PostgreSQL did not properly handle certificates with NULL characters in the Common Name field of X.509 certificates. An attacker could exploit this to perform a man in the middle attack to view sensitive information or alter encrypted communications. (CVE-2009-4034)
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It was discovered that PostgreSQL did not properly manage session-local state. A remote authenticated user could exploit this to escalate priviliges within PostgreSQL. (CVE-2009-4136)...
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