GLSA-201701-52 : libupnp: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-52
(libupnp: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libupnp. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attack could arbitrarily write files to a users file system,
cause a Denial of Service condition, or execute arbitrary code.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-52
https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2017-10

Solution :

All libupnp users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/libupnp-1.6.21'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96687 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-6255
CVE-2016-8863

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