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    Ubuntu 4503-1: Perl DBI module vulnerability

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    Perl DBI module could be made to execute arbitrary code if it received a specially manipulated call.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4503-1
    September 16, 2020
    
    libdbi-perl vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
    - Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
    
    Summary:
    
    Perl DBI module could be made to execute arbitrary code if it received a
    specially manipulated call.
    
    Software Description:
    - libdbi-perl: Perl Database Interface (DBI)
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that Perl DBI module incorrectly handled certain calls.
    An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      libdbi-perl                     1.640-1ubuntu0.1
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      libdbi-perl                     1.634-1ubuntu0.1
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
      libdbi-perl                     1.630-1ubuntu0.1~esm1
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
      libdbi-perl                     1.616-1ubuntu0.1
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4503-1
      CVE-2020-14392
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libdbi-perl/1.640-1ubuntu0.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libdbi-perl/1.634-1ubuntu0.1
    

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