[USN-4523-1] LibOFX vulnerability
emilia.torino at canonical.com
Mon Sep 21 22:44:33 UTC 2020
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4523-1
September 21, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
LibOFX could be made to crash.
- libofx: client-side implementation of Open Financial Exchange
It was discovered that LibOFX did not properly check for errors in
certain situations, leading to a NULL pointer dereference. A remote
attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service attack.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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