Ubuntu 4.10 : openslp vulnerabilities (USN-98-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

The SuSE Security Team discovered several buffer overflows in the
OpenSLP server and client library. By sending specially crafted SLP
packets, a remote attacker could exploit this to crash the SLP server
or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the 'daemon' user.
Likewise, a malicious SLP server could exploit the client library
vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
user running the SLP client application.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20724 ()

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