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USN-6715-1: unixODBC vulnerability

27 March 2024

unixODBC could be made to crash or execute arbitrary code.

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Releases

Packages

Details

It was discovered that unixODBC incorrectly handled certain bytes.
An attacker could use this issue to execute arbitrary code or cause
a crash.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 23.10
Ubuntu 22.04
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-6715-2: unixodbc-common, libodbcinst2, unixodbc-dev, unixodbc, libodbccr2, libodbc2, odbcinst