Ubuntu 2730-1: OpenSLP vulnerabilities

    Date03 Sep 2015
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    OpenSLP could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2730-1
    September 03, 2015
    
    openslp-dfsg vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 15.04
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    OpenSLP could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network
    traffic.
    
    Software Description:
    - openslp-dfsg: OpenSLP development files
    
    Details:
    
    Georgi Geshev discovered that OpenSLP incorrectly handled processing
    certain service requests. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue
    to cause OpenSLP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue
    only affected Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2012-4428)
    
    Qinghao Tang discovered that OpenSLP incorrectly handled processing certain
    messages. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
    OpenSLP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2015-5177)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 15.04:
      libslp1                         1.2.1-10ubuntu0.1
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      libslp1                         1.2.1-9ubuntu0.2
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      libslp1                         1.2.1-7.8ubuntu1.1
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2730-1
      CVE-2012-4428, CVE-2015-5177
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openslp-dfsg/1.2.1-10ubuntu0.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openslp-dfsg/1.2.1-9ubuntu0.2
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openslp-dfsg/1.2.1-7.8ubuntu1.1
    
    
    
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