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USN-4677-2: p11-kit vulnerability

6 January 2021

Several security issues were fixed in p11-kit.




USN-4677-1 fixed a vulnerability in p11-kit. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

David Cook discovered that p11-kit incorrectly handled certain memory
operations. An attacker could use this issue to cause p11-kit to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or 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.


Related notices

  • USN-4677-1: libp11-kit-dev, libp11-kit0, p11-kit-modules, p11-kit