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    Ubuntu 4494-1: GUPnP vulnerability

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    gupnp could be made to expose sensitive information or perform network attacks if it received specially crafted network traffic.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4494-1
    September 15, 2020
    
    gupnp vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    gupnp could be made to expose sensitive information or perform network
    attacks if it received specially crafted network traffic.
    
    Software Description:
    - gupnp: framework for creating UPnP devices and control points
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that GUPnP incorrectly handled certain subscription
    requests. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to exfiltrate
    data or use GUPnP to perform DDoS attacks.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
      libgupnp-1.2-0                  1.2.3-0ubuntu0.20.04.1
    
    After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
    all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4494-1
      CVE-2020-12695
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gupnp/1.2.3-0ubuntu0.20.04.1
    
    

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