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<glsa id="200608-10">
<title>pike: SQL injection vulnerability</title>
<synopsis>
A flaw in the input handling could lead to the execution of arbitrary SQL
statements in the underlying PostgreSQL database.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">pike</product>
<announced>August 06, 2006</announced>
<revised>December 13, 2006: 02</revised>
<bug>136065</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="dev-lang/pike" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">7.6.86</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">7.6.86</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Pike is a general purpose programming language, able to be used for
multiple tasks.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Some input is not properly sanitised before being used in a SQL
statement in the underlying PostgreSQL database.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A remote attacker could provide malicious input to a pike program,
which might result in the execution of arbitrary SQL statements.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All pike users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=dev-lang/pike-7.6.86&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://secunia.com/advisories/20494/">Secunia Advisory SA20494</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4041">CVE-2006-4041</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sat, 05 Aug 2006 16:54:41 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sat, 05 Aug 2006 16:55:04 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 05 Aug 2006 17:42:54 +0000">
falco
</metadata>
</glsa>