Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Georgi Geshev discovered that OpenSLP incorrectly handled processing
certain service requests. A remote attacker could possibly use this
issue to cause OpenSLP to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
Qinghao Tang discovered that OpenSLP incorrectly handled processing
certain messages. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
cause OpenSLP 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.
Update the affected libslp1 package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false