Ubuntu 3298-2: MiniUPnP vulnerability

    Date24 May 2017
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    MiniUPnP could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic.
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3298-2
    May 24, 2017
    miniupnpc vulnerability
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    - Ubuntu 17.04
    MiniUPnP could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially
    crafted network traffic.
    Software Description:
    - miniupnpc: UPnP IGD client lightweight library
    USN-3298-1 fixed a vulnerability in MiniUPnP. This update provides the
    corresponding update for Ubuntu 17.04.
    Original advisory details:
     It was discovered that MiniUPnP incorrectly handled memory. A remote
     attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service or possibly
     execute arbitrary code with privileges of the user running an application
     that uses the MiniUPnP library.
    Update instructions:
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    Ubuntu 17.04:
      libminiupnpc10                  1.9.20140610-2ubuntu2.17.04.1
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    Package Information:
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