[USN-2280-1] MiniUPnPc vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Wed Jul 16 14:09:28 UTC 2014
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2280-1
July 16, 2014
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 13.10
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
MiniUPnPc could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network
- miniupnpc: UPnP IGD client lightweight library client
It was discovered that MiniUPnPc incorrectly handled certain buffer
lengths. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
applications using MiniUPnPc to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all
the necessary changes.
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Size: 884 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
More information about the ubuntu-security-announce