LinuxSecurity.com: It was discovered that the Safe.pm module as used by PostgreSQL did notproperly restrict PL/perl procedures. If PostgreSQL was configured to usePerl stored procedures, a remote authenticated attacker could exploit thisto execute arbitrary Perl code. (CVE-2010-1169) [More...]
PostgreSQL is one of the most versatile, powerful and reliable object-relational database systems available. The enterprise-class open source database is in use by some of the largest companies in the world, handling exceptionally large workloads. But you knew all of that already, so let's talk about a few features in PostgreSQL you probably didn't know about already.
PostgreSQL, often simply Postgres, is an object-relational database management system (ORDBMS) available for many platforms including Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris, Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. It is released under the PostgreSQL License, which is an MIT-style license, and is thus free and open source software.