USN-3437-1: OCaml vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3437-1
3rd October, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
OCaml applications could be made to crash, expose sensitive information, or run programs.
- ocaml - ML language implementation with a class-based object system
Radek Micek discovered that OCaml incorrectly handled sign extensions. A
remote attacker could use this issue to cause applications using OCaml to
crash, to possibly obtain sensitive information, or to possibly execute
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
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.