Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS : openslp-dfsg vulnerabilities (USN-3708-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 110975
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt was discovered that OpenSLP incorrectly handled certain memory operations. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause OpenSLP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
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SolutionUpdate the affected libslp1 package.