[SECURITY] Fedora 12 Update: postgresql-8.4.4-1.fc12

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Fedora Update Notification
2010-05-18 20:48:20

Name        : postgresql
Product     : Fedora 12
Version     : 8.4.4
Release     : 1.fc12
URL         : http://www.postgresql.org/
Summary     : PostgreSQL client programs
Description :
PostgreSQL is an advanced Object-Relational database management system
(DBMS) that supports almost all SQL constructs (including
transactions, subselects and user-defined types and functions). The
postgresql package includes the client programs and libraries that
you'll need to access a PostgreSQL DBMS server.  These PostgreSQL
client programs are programs that directly manipulate the internal
structure of PostgreSQL databases on a PostgreSQL server. These client
programs can be located on the same machine with the PostgreSQL
server, or may be on a remote machine which accesses a PostgreSQL
server over a network connection. This package contains the docs
in HTML for the whole package, as well as command-line utilities for
managing PostgreSQL databases on a PostgreSQL server.

If you want to manipulate a PostgreSQL database on a local or remote PostgreSQL
server, you need this package. You also need to install this package
if you're installing the postgresql-server package.

Update Information:

Update to new minor releases, primarily to fix CVE-2010-1169 and CVE-2010-1170,
but see also other fixes at    *

* Mon May 17 2010 Tom Lane <tgl at redhat.com> 8.4.4-1
- Update to PostgreSQL 8.4.4, for various fixes described at
  including fixes for CVE-2010-1169 and CVE-2010-1170
Resolves: #593032
* Sun Mar 14 2010 Tom Lane <tgl at redhat.com> 8.4.3-1
- Update to PostgreSQL 8.4.3, for various fixes described at
- Bring init script into some modicum of compliance with Fedora/LSB standards
Resolves: #201043
- Emit explicit error message if user tries to build RPM as root
Related: #558921
- Arrange for the postmaster, but not any of its child processes, to be run
  with oom_adj -17.  This compensates for the OOM killer not being smart about
  accounting for shared memory usage.
- Change %define to %global, per packaging guidelines
* Thu Feb 18 2010 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa at redhat.com>
- adjust license tag to reflect OSI decision
* Wed Dec 16 2009 Tom Lane <tgl at redhat.com> 8.4.2-1
- Update to PostgreSQL 8.4.2, for various fixes described at
  including two security issues
Related: #546321
Related: #547662
- Use -N not the obsolete -n in useradd call
Resolves: #495727
- Clean up specfile to eliminate rpmlint gripes, mainly by removing
  no-longer-needed provisions for superseding rh-postgresql
- add sparc/sparc64 to multilib header support

  [ 1 ] Bug #582615 - CVE-2010-1169 PostgreSQL: PL/Perl Intended restriction bypass
  [ 2 ] Bug #583072 - CVE-2010-1170 PostgreSQL: PL/Tcl Intended restriction bypass

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update postgresql' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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