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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2017-10140): Berkeley DB vulnerability

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
4 (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) November 20, 2017 November 21, 2017 November 21, 2017

Description

Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From USN-3489-1:

It was discovered that Berkeley DB incorrectly handled certain configuration files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to read sensitive information.

From USN-3489-2:

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.

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References

Solution

ubuntu-upgrade-db4-8-util