[USN-3466-1] systemd vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Thu Oct 26 19:05:10 UTC 2017
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3466-1
October 26, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 17.10
- Ubuntu 17.04
systemd could be made to temporarily stop responding if it received
specially crafted network traffic.
- systemd: system and service manager
Karim Hossen & Thomas Imbert discovered that systemd-resolved incorrectly
handled certain DNS responses. A remote attacker could possibly use this
issue to cause systemd to temporarily stop responding, resulting in a
denial of service.
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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