Ubuntu 17.04 : libidn2-0 vulnerability (USN-3421-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2017 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that Libidn2 incorrectly handled certain input. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Libidn2 to
crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected idn2 and / or libidn2-0 packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103325 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-14062

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