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    Ubuntu 4509-1: Perl DBI module vulnerabilities

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    Several security issues were fixed in Perl DBI module.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4509-1
    September 17, 2020
    
    libdbi-perl vulnerabilities
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in Perl DBI module.
    
    Software Description:
    - libdbi-perl: Perl Database Interface (DBI)
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that Perl DBI module incorrectly handled certain inputs.
    An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
    (CVE-2013-7490)
    
    It was discovered that Perl DBI module incorrectly handled certain files.
    An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.
    (CVE-2014-10401)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
      libdbi-perl                     1.630-1ubuntu0.1~esm4
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4509-1
      CVE-2013-7490, CVE-2014-10401
    

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