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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6431-3
October 16, 2023

iperf3 vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)

Summary:

iperf3 could be made to to stop responding if it received specially
crafted network traffic.

Software Description:
- iperf3: Internet Protocol bandwidth measuring tool

Details:

USN-6431-1 fixed a vulnerability in iperf3. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 22.04 LTS.

Original advisory details:

  Jorge Sancho Larraz discovered that iperf3 did not properly manage certain
  inputs, which could cause the server process to stop responding, waiting
  for input on the control connection. A remote attacker could possibly use
  this issue to cause a denial of service. (LP: #2038654)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
   iperf3                          3.9-1+deb11u1ubuntu0.1~esm1
   libiperf0                       3.9-1+deb11u1ubuntu0.1~esm1

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

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6431-3
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6431-1
   https://launchpad.net/bugs/2038654

Ubuntu 6431-3: iperf3 vulnerability

October 16, 2023
iperf3 could be made to to stop responding if it received specially crafted network traffic.

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro) Summary: iperf3 could be made to to stop responding if it received specially crafted network traffic. Software Description: - iperf3: Internet Protocol bandwidth measuring tool Details: USN-6431-1 fixed a vulnerability in iperf3. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. Original advisory details:  Jorge Sancho Larraz discovered that iperf3 did not properly manage certain  inputs, which could cause the server process to stop responding, waiting  for input on the control connection. A remote attacker could possibly use  this issue to cause a denial of service. (LP: #2038654)

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):   iperf3                          3.9-1+deb11u1ubuntu0.1~esm1   libiperf0                       3.9-1+deb11u1ubuntu0.1~esm1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6431-3

  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6431-1

  https://launchpad.net/bugs/2038654

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6431-3

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