USN-367-1: Pike vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-367-1
18th October, 2006
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 5.04
An SQL injection was discovered in Pike's PostgreSQL module.
Applications using a PostgreSQL database and uncommon character
encodings could be fooled into running arbitrary SQL commands, which
could result in privilege escalation within the application, application
data exposure, or denial of service.
Please refer to http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-288-1 for more detailled
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
- Ubuntu 5.04:
- pike7.6-pg 7.6.13-1ubuntu0.1
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the