Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 76011
Critical bug fix for postgresql
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:47:36 EDT
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Description of problem:
This release (7.2.3) includes a fix for a serious problem that has affected all
7.2.* releases: if a VACUUM command is run by a non-superuser, it is sometimes
possible for the system to prematurely remove old transaction log data (pg_clog
files). This can result in data becoming unrecoverable. All 7.2.* installations
are urged to update to 7.2.3 as soon as possible.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
This release also purports to fix the pre-epoch date issue which has been
plaguing RH Postgreql since redhat 7.3.
We released an erratum this week which updates packages to 7.2.3 for RHL 7.3 and