Ubuntu 4214-2: RabbitMQ vulnerability

    Date11 Dec 2019
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    RabbitMQ could be made to execute arbitrary code if it received a specially crafted input.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4214-2
    December 11, 2019
    
    librabbitmq vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    RabbitMQ could be made to execute arbitrary code if it received
    a specially crafted input.
    
    Software Description:
    - librabbitmq: Command-line utilities for interacting with AMQP servers
    
    Details:
    
    USN-4214-1 fixed a vulnerability in RabbitMQ. This update provides
    the corresponding updates for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
    
    Original advisory details:
    
     It was discovered that RabbitMQ incorrectly handled certain inputs.
     An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      amqp-tools                      0.8.0-1ubuntu0.18.04.2
      librabbitmq4                    0.8.0-1ubuntu0.18.04.2
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      amqp-tools                      0.7.1-1ubuntu0.2
      librabbitmq-dev                 0.7.1-1ubuntu0.2
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4214-2
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4214-1
      CVE-2019-18609
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/librabbitmq/0.8.0-1ubuntu0.18.04.2
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/librabbitmq/0.7.1-1ubuntu0.2
    
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