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USN-5609-1: .NET 6 vulnerability

13 September 2022

.NET 6 could be made to crash if it parsed a specially crafted file.



  • dotnet6 - dotNET CLI tools and runtime


Graham Esau discovered that .NET 6 incorrectly parsed certain payloads
during model binding. 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

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. A
restart may be required after the update if any affected files are being used.