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USN-4004-2: Berkeley DB vulnerability

4 June 2019

Berkeley DB could be made to expose sensitive information.

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Releases

Packages

  • db5.3 - Berkeley DB Utilities

Details

USN-4004-1 fixed a vulnerability in Berkeley DB. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

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

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Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 14.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

Related notices

  • USN-4019-1: lemon, sqlite3, libsqlite3-tcl, sqlite3-doc, libsqlite3-0, libsqlite3-dev
  • USN-4019-2: lemon, sqlite3, libsqlite3-tcl, sqlite3-doc, libsqlite3-0, libsqlite3-dev
  • USN-4004-1: libdb5.3-sql, libdb5.3-java, libdb5.3-java-gcj, libdb5.3-stl, db5.3-util, libdb5.3++-dev, libdb5.3-java-jni, libdb5.3-stl-dev, db5.3-sql-util, libdb5.3-tcl, libdb5.3++, libdb5.3-dev, libdb5.3-sql-dev, libdb5.3, db5.3, db5.3-doc, libdb5.3-java-dev