USN-3708-1: OpenSLP vulnerabilities
9 July 2018
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
OpenSLP could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- openslp-dfsg - Service Location Protocol library
It was discovered that OpenSLP incorrectly handled certain memory operations. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause OpenSLP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.