ESB-2018.1994 - [Linux][Ubuntu] openslp-dfsg: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-07-10

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2018.1994
                 OpenSLP vulnerabilities patched in Ubuntu
                               10 July 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           openslp-dfsg
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
                   Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-12938 CVE-2017-17833 

Reference:         ESB-2018.1292

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3708-1

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Ubuntu. It is recommended that administrators 
         running openslp-dfsg check for an updated version of the software 
         for their operating system.

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3708-1
July 09, 2018

openslp-dfsg vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

OpenSLP could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially
crafted network traffic.

Software Description:
- - openslp-dfsg: Service Location Protocol library

Details:

It was discovered that OpenSLP incorrectly handled certain memory
operations. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause OpenSLP to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  libslp1                         1.2.1-11ubuntu0.16.04.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  libslp1                         1.2.1-9ubuntu0.3

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

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3708-1
  CVE-2017-17833, CVE-2018-12938

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openslp-dfsg/1.2.1-11ubuntu0.16.04.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openslp-dfsg/1.2.1-9ubuntu0.3

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