Ubuntu 3489-1: Berkeley DB vulnerability

    Date21 Nov 2017
    CategoryUbuntu
    143
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Berkeley DB could be made to expose sensitive information.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3489-1
    November 21, 2017
    
    db5.3 vulnerability
    ==========================================================================
    
    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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