|Bugzilla:||929255: CVE-2013-1900 postgresql: Improper randomization of pgcrypto functions (requiring random seed)|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
PostgreSQL 9.2.x before 9.2.4, 9.1.x before 9.1.9, 9.0.x before 9.0.13, and 8.4.x before 8.4.17, when using OpenSSL, generates insufficiently random numbers, which might allow remote authenticated users to have an unspecified impact via vectors related to the "contrib/pgcrypto functions."
This issue affects the version of postgresql as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6. This issue affects the version of postgresql84, as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact. A future update might address this flaw.
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Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (postgresql84)||RHSA-2013:1475||October 29, 2013|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (postgresql)||RHSA-2013:1475||October 29, 2013|
Red Hat would like to thank the PostgreSQL project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Marko Kreen as the original issue reporter.
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