Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 : miniupnpc vulnerability (USN-2780-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Aleksandar Nikolic discovered a buffer overflow vulnerability in the
XML parser functionality of the MiniUPnP library. A remote attacker
could use this to cause a denial of service (application crash) or
possibly execute arbitrary code with privileges of the user running an
application that uses the MiniUPnP library.

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 libminiupnpc10 and / or libminiupnpc8 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86494 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-6031

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