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Vulnerability of Oracle Berkeley DB: privilege escalation via Data Store

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Data Store of Oracle Berkeley DB, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable software: Berkeley DB.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 15/07/2020.
Références of this computer vulnerability: cpujul2020, CVE-2020-2981, VIGILANCE-VUL-32827.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Data Store of Oracle Berkeley DB, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This computer weakness alert impacts software or systems such as Berkeley DB.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness note is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user account.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this weakness bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

Oracle Berkeley DB: versions 6.1.38 and 18.1.40.
Versions 6.1.38 and 18.1.40 are fixed:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2685200.1
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