USN-6431-2: iperf3 vulnerability
16 October 2023
iperf3 could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- iperf3 - Internet Protocol bandwidth measuring tool
USN-6431-1 fixed a vulnerability in iperf3. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and Ubuntu 23.04.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that iperf3 did not properly manage certain inputs,
which could lead to a crash. A remote attacker could possibly use this
issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2023-38403)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
- USN-6431-1: libiperf0, iperf3, libiperf-dev