Debian: DSA-3736-1: libupnp security update

    Date 16 Dec 2016
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Two vulnerabilities were discovered in libupnp, a portable SDK for UPnP devices. CVE-2016-6255
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3736-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Sebastien Delafond
    December 16, 2016                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libupnp
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-6255 CVE-2016-8863
    Debian Bug     : 831857 842093
    
    Two vulnerabilities were discovered in libupnp, a portable SDK for
    UPnP devices.
    
    CVE-2016-6255
    
      Matthew Garret discovered that libupnp by default allows any user to
      write to the filesystem of the host running a libupnp-based server
      application.
    
    CVE-2016-8863
    
      Scott Tenaglia discovered a heap buffer overflow vulnerability, that
      can lead to denial of service or remote code execution.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1:1.6.19+git20141001-1+deb8u1.
    
    For the testing (stretch) and unstable (sid) distributions, these
    problems have been fixed in version 1:1.6.19+git20160116-1.2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libupnp packages.
    
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