Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4919-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4919-1
April 19, 2021

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

– Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
– Ubuntu 14.04 ESM

Summary:

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

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

Details:

It was discovered that OpenSLP did not properly validate URLs. A remote
attacker could use this issue to cause OpenSLP to crash 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 1.2.1-11ubuntu0.16.04.2

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
libslp1 1.2.1-9ubuntu0.3+esm1

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

References:
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4919-1
CVE-2019-5544

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openslp-dfsg/1.2.1-11ubuntu0.16.04.2