Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 13.10 / 14.04 : miniupnpc vulnerability (USN-2280-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that MiniUPnPc incorrectly handled certain buffer
lengths. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
applications using MiniUPnPc to crash, resulting in a denial of

Solution :

Update the affected libminiupnpc8 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 76560 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67152

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3985