USN-5013-1: systemd vulnerabilities
20 July 2021
Several security issues were fixed in systemd.
- systemd - system and service manager
It was discovered that systemd incorrectly handled certain mount paths. A
local attacker could possibly use this issue to cause systemd to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2021-33910)
Mitchell Frank discovered that systemd incorrectly handled DHCP FORCERENEW
packets. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to reconfigure
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all
the necessary changes.
- USN-5013-2: libsystemd0, systemd, systemd-coredump, systemd-journal-remote, libpam-systemd, udev, libudev1, udev-udeb, libsystemd-dev, libnss-resolve, systemd-sysv, libudev-dev, systemd-container, libnss-mymachines, libudev1-udeb, libnss-myhostname