[USN-4523-1] LibOFX vulnerability

Emilia Torino emilia.torino at canonical.com
Mon Sep 21 22:44:33 UTC 2020

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4523-1
September 21, 2020

libofx vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


LibOFX could be made to crash.

Software Description:
- 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.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  libofx-dev                      1:0.9.10-1+deb8u2build0.16.04.1
  libofx6                         1:0.9.10-1+deb8u2build0.16.04.1
  ofx                             1:0.9.10-1+deb8u2build0.16.04.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.


Package Information:


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