Ubuntu 3103-1: DBD::mysql vulnerabilities

    Date13 Oct 2016
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    DBD::mysql could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted input.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3103-1
    October 13, 2016
    
    libdbd-mysql-perl vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    DBD::mysql could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially
    crafted input.
    
    Software Description:
    - libdbd-mysql-perl: Perl5 database interface to the MySQL database
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that DBD::mysql incorrectly handled certain memory
    operations. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause DBD::mysql to
    crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
    code. (CVE-2014-9906)
    
    Hanno Böck discovered that DBD::mysql incorrectly handled certain memory
    operations. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause DBD::mysql to
    crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
    code. (CVE-2015-8949)
    
    Pali Rohár discovered that DBD::mysql incorrectly handled certain user
    supplied data. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause DBD::mysql
    to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
    code. (CVE-2016-1246)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      libdbd-mysql-perl               4.025-1ubuntu0.1
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      libdbd-mysql-perl               4.020-1ubuntu0.1
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3103-1
      CVE-2014-9906, CVE-2015-8949, CVE-2016-1246
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libdbd-mysql-perl/4.025-1ubuntu0.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libdbd-mysql-perl/4.020-1ubuntu0.1
    
    
    
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