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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1137-1] db4.7 security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.6

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

It was found that the Berkeley DB reads DB_CONFIG from the current working directory, leading to information leak by tricking privileged processes into reading arbitrary files.

Affected Software

Affected Software

db4.7 on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 4.7.25-21+deb7u1. We recommend that you upgrade your db4.7 packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)