[USN-3708-1] OpenSLP vulnerabilities

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[USN-3708-1] OpenSLP vulnerabilities

Marc Deslauriers-3
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3708-1
July 09, 2018

openslp-dfsg vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


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

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


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

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.

  CVE-2017-17833, CVE-2018-12938

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