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=========================================================================Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3094-1
September 29, 2016

systemd vulnerability
=========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

The system could be made unavailable under certain conditions.

Software Description:
- systemd: system and service manager

Details:

Andrew Ayer discovered that Systemd improperly handled zero-length
notification messages. A local unprivileged attacker could use
this to cause a denial of service (init crash leading to system
unavailability).

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  systemd                         229-4ubuntu10

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-3094-1
  https://launchpad.net/bugs/1628687

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/systemd/229-4ubuntu10

Ubuntu 3094-1: Systemd vulnerability

September 29, 2016
The system could be made unavailable under certain conditions.

Summary

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: systemd 229-4ubuntu10 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-3094-1

https://launchpad.net/bugs/1628687

Severity
September 29, 2016

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/systemd/229-4ubuntu10

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