Ubuntu 17.04 : libidn2-0 vulnerability (USN-3421-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 103325
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt 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.
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SolutionUpdate the affected idn2 and / or libidn2-0 packages.