USN-417-2: PostgreSQL 8.1 regression

7 February 2007

postgresql-8.1 regression

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 6.10
  • Ubuntu 6.06 LTS

Software Description

Details

USN-417-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in the PostgreSQL server. Unfortunately this update had a regression that caused some valid queries to be aborted with a type error. This update corrects that problem.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 6.10
postgresql-8.1 - 8.1.4-7ubuntu0.3
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
postgresql-8.1 - 8.1.4-0ubuntu1.3

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 necessary changes.

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