USN-4919-1: OpenSLP vulnerability

19 April 2021

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

Releases

Packages

Details

It was discovered that OpenSLP did not properly validate URLs. A remote
attacker could use this issue to cause OpenSLP to crash or possibly execute
arbitrary code.

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.

References