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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3489-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3489-1
Posted Nov 22, 2017
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3489-1 - It was discovered that Berkeley DB incorrectly handled certain configuration files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to read sensitive information.

tags | advisory
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2017-10140
MD5 | 35984ce6dc03eb352f87f7471664c162

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3489-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3489-1
November 21, 2017

db5.3 vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 17.04
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Berkeley DB could be made to expose sensitive information.

Software Description:
- db5.3: Berkeley v5.3 Database Documentation [html]

Details:

It was discovered that Berkeley DB incorrectly handled certain
configuration files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to read
sensitive information.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 17.04:
db5.3-util 5.3.28-12ubuntu0.1
libdb5.3 5.3.28-12ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
db5.3-util 5.3.28-11ubuntu0.1
libdb5.3 5.3.28-11ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
db5.3-util 5.3.28-3ubuntu3.1
libdb5.3 5.3.28-3ubuntu3.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
changes.

References:
https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3489-1
CVE-2017-10140

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/db5.3/5.3.28-12ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/db5.3/5.3.28-11ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/db5.3/5.3.28-3ubuntu3.1

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