Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1169-1 postgresql-common -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 11 Nov 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- No other external database security references currently available.
- More information:
A security vulnerability has been found in postgresql-common, Debian's PostgreSQL database cluster management tools.
It was discovered that the pg_ctlcluster, pg_createcluster and pg_upgradecluster commands handled symbolic links insecurely which could result in local denial of service by overwriting arbitrary files.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 134wheezy6.
We recommend that you upgrade your postgresql-common packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS