[USN-4004-2] Berkeley DB vulnerability

Leonidas S. Barbosa leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Tue Jun 4 19:36:44 UTC 2019

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4004-2
June 04, 2019

db5.3 vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM


Berkeley DB could be made to expose sensitive information.

Software Description:
- db5.3: Berkeley DB Utilities


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

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
  db5.3-sql-util                  5.3.28-3ubuntu3.1+esm1
  db5.3-util                      5.3.28-3ubuntu3.1+esm1
  libdb5.3                        5.3.28-3ubuntu3.1+esm1
  libdb5.3-sql                    5.3.28-3ubuntu3.1+esm1
  libdb5.3-sql-dev                5.3.28-3ubuntu3.1+esm1

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

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