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USN-5538-1: libtirpc vulnerability

28 July 2022

libtirpc could be made to denial of service if it received a specially crafted input.

Releases

Packages

  • libtirpc - transport-independent RPC library - common files

Details

It was discovered that libtirpc incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 22.04
Ubuntu 20.04

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

References