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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3489-2

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3489-2
Posted Nov 22, 2017
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3489-2 - USN-3489-1 fixed a vulnerability in Berkeley DB. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM. It was discovered that Berkeley DB incorrectly handled certain configuration files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to read sensitive information. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2017-10140
MD5 | 88bdcc6c1a9db76bfe55829862222bc9

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3489-2

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3489-2
November 21, 2017

db, db4.8 vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary:

Berkeley DB could be made to expose sensitive information.

Software Description:
- db: Berkeley v5.1 Database Utilities
- db4.8: Berkeley v4.8 Database Utilities

Details:

USN-3489-1 fixed a vulnerability in Berkeley DB. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory 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 12.04 ESM:
db4.8-util=C2=A04.8.30-11ubuntu1.1
db5.1-util=C2=A05.1.25-11ubuntu0.1
libdb4.8=C2=A04.8.30-11ubuntu1.1
libdb5.1=C2=A05.1.25-11ubuntu0.1

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

References:
https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3489-2
https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3489-1
CVE-2017-10140

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