It was discovered that PostgreSQL did not properly check the return values of certain standard library functions. If the system was in a state that would cause the standard library functions to fail (for example, memory exhaustion), an authenticated user could possibly exploit this flaw to disclose partial memory contents or cause the GSSAPI authentication to use an incorrect keytab file.
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is now in Production 3 Phase of the support and maintenance life cycle. This flaw has been rated as having Low security impact and is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/.