[USN-3341-1] Systemd vulnerability
chris.coulson at canonical.com
Tue Jun 27 16:50:07 UTC 2017
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3341-1
June 27, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 17.04
- Ubuntu 16.10
systemd-resolved could be made to crash or run programs if it received
a specially crafted DNS response.
- systemd: system and service manager
An out-of-bounds write was discovered in systemd-resolved when handling
specially crafted DNS responses. A remote attacker could potentially
exploit this to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-9445)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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