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<glsa id="201204-08">
<title>Perl DBD-Pg Module: Arbitrary code execution</title>
<synopsis>Two format string vulnerabilities have been found in the Perl
DBD-Pg module, allowing a remote PostgreSQL servers to execute arbitrary
<product type="ebuild">DBD-Pg</product>
<announced>April 17, 2012</announced>
<revised>April 17, 2012: 1</revised>
<package name="dev-perl/DBD-Pg" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.19.0</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.19.0</vulnerable>
<p>DBD-Pg is a PostgreSQL interface module for Perl.</p>
<p>Format string vulnerabilities have been found in the the "pg_warn()" and
"dbd_st_prepare()" functions in dbdimp.c.
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote PostgreSQL server could send specially crafted database
warnings or DBD statements, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All users of the Perl DBD-Pg module should upgrade to the latest
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=dev-perl/DBD-Pg-2.19.0"
<uri link="">CVE-2012-1151</uri>
<metadata timestamp="Sat, 17 Mar 2012 19:18:38 +0000" tag="requester">ackle</metadata>
<metadata timestamp="Tue, 17 Apr 2012 22:44:31 +0000" tag="submitter">ackle</metadata>