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USN-4214-2: RabbitMQ vulnerability

11 December 2019

RabbitMQ could be made to execute arbitrary code if it received a specially crafted input.

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Releases

Packages

  • librabbitmq - Command-line utilities for interacting with AMQP servers

Details

USN-4214-1 fixed a vulnerability in RabbitMQ. This update provides
the corresponding updates for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that RabbitMQ incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-4214-1: librabbitmq, librabbitmq1, librabbitmq-dev, librabbitmq4, amqp-tools