DescriptionThe Database Link library (dblink) in PostgreSQL 8.1 implements functions via CREATE statements that map to arbitrary libraries based on the C programming language, which allows remote authenticated superusers to map and execute a function from any library, as demonstrated by using the system function in to gain shell access.
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The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
postgresql-8.1source(unstable)(not affected)
postgresql-8.2source(unstable)(not affected)


- postgresql-8.1 <not-affected> (Neither PL/pgsql nor dblink are enabled by default)
- postgresql-8.2 <not-affected> (Neither PL/pgsql nor dblink are enabled by default)

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