A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
Ubuntu 4.10 (Warty Warthog)
The following packages are affected:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading the affected package to
version 7.4.5-3ubuntu0.1. In general, a standard system upgrade is
sufficient to effect the necessary changes.
Recently, Trustix Secure Linux discovered a vulnerability in the
postgresql-contrib package. The script "make_oidjoins_check" created
temporary files in an insecure way, which allowed a symlink attack to
create or overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the user
invoking the script.