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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.



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


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.

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.


Related notices

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