[USN-3298-2] MiniUPnP vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Wed May 24 14:30:38 UTC 2017
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3298-2
May 24, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 17.04
MiniUPnP could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially
crafted network traffic.
- miniupnpc: UPnP IGD client lightweight library
USN-3298-1 fixed a vulnerability in MiniUPnP. This update provides the
corresponding update for Ubuntu 17.04.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that MiniUPnP incorrectly handled memory. A remote
attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service or possibly
execute arbitrary code with privileges of the user running an application
that uses the MiniUPnP library.
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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