Your submission was sent successfully! Close

You have successfully unsubscribed! Close

Thank you for signing up for our newsletter!
In these regular emails you will find the latest updates about Ubuntu and upcoming events where you can meet our team.Close

USN-4050-1: ZeroMQ vulnerability

8 July 2019

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

Reduce your security exposure

Ubuntu Pro provides ten-year security coverage to 25,000+ packages in Main and Universe repositories, and it is free for up to five machines.

Learn more about Ubuntu Pro

Releases

Packages

  • zeromq3 - lightweight messaging kernel

Details

It was discovered that ZeroMQ incorrectly handled certain application metadata.
A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ZeroMQ to crash, or possibly
execute arbitrary code.

Reduce your security exposure

Ubuntu Pro provides ten-year security coverage to 25,000+ packages in Main and Universe repositories, and it is free for up to five machines.

Learn more about Ubuntu Pro

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 19.04
Ubuntu 18.10
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-4920-1: libzmq3-dev, zeromq3, libzmq5, libzmq3