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    Ubuntu 4523-1: LibOFX vulnerability

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    LibOFX could be made to crash.
    ==========================================================================
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4523-1
    September 21, 2020
    
    libofx vulnerability
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    LibOFX could be made to crash.
    
    Software Description:
    - libofx: client-side implementation of Open Financial Exchange
    specification
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that LibOFX did not properly check for errors in
    certain situations, leading to a NULL pointer dereference. A remote
    attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service attack.
    (CVE-2019-9656)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      libofx-dev                      1:0.9.10-1+deb8u2build0.16.04.1
      libofx6                         1:0.9.10-1+deb8u2build0.16.04.1
      ofx                             1:0.9.10-1+deb8u2build0.16.04.1
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4523-1
      CVE-2019-9656
    
    Package Information:
    
    https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libofx/1:0.9.10-1+deb8u2build0.16.04.1
    
    

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