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USN-3708-1: OpenSLP vulnerabilities

9 July 2018

OpenSLP could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic.




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

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

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