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USN-5256-1: uriparser vulnerabilities

13 July 2022

uriparser could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input.



  • uriparser - Strictly RFC 3986 compliant URI parsing library


It was discovered that uriparser incorrectly handled certain memory operations.
An attacker could use this to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2021-46141, CVE-2021-46142)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.04

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