USN-3434-1: Libidn vulnerability
2 October 2017
Libidn could be made to crash or run programs if it processed specially crafted input.
- libidn - implementation of IETF IDN specifications
It was discovered that Libidn incorrectly handled decoding certain digits.
A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Libidn 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:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.