Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2657-1 postgresql-8.4 -- guessable random numbers
- Date Reported:
- 04 Apr 2013
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2013-1900.
- More information:
A vulnerability was discovered in PostgreSQL database server. Random numbers generated by contrib/pgcrypto functions may be easy for another database user to guess.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 8.4.17-0squeeze1.
For the testing (wheezy) and unstable distribution (sid), postgresql-8.4 packages have been removed; in those, this problem has been fixed in postgresql-9.1 9.1.9-0wheezy1 (wheezy), and 9.1.9-1 (sid) respectively.
We recommend that you upgrade your postgresql-8.4 packages.