USN-3437-1: OCaml vulnerability

03 October 2017

ocaml vulnerability

Releases

Packages

  • ocaml - ML language implementation with a class-based object system

Details

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
arbitrary code.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.04

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

References