Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1135-1 db -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 18 Oct 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 872436.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-10140.
- More information:
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.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 5.1.29-5+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your db packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS