USN-4509-1: Perl DBI module vulnerabilities

17 September 2020

Several security issues were fixed in Perl DBI module.

Releases

Packages

  • 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

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