Ubuntu 20.04 LTS : GUPnP vulnerability (USN-4494-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 140590


The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security update.


The remote Ubuntu 20.04 LTS host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the USN-4494-1 advisory.

- The Open Connectivity Foundation UPnP specification before 2020-04-17 does not forbid the acceptance of a subscription request with a delivery URL on a different network segment than the fully qualified event- subscription URL, aka the CallStranger issue. (CVE-2020-12695)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected gir1.2-gupnp-1.2, libgupnp-1.2-0 and / or libgupnp-1.2-dev packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 140590

File Name: ubuntu_USN-4494-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/09/15

Updated: 2020/09/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-12695

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.04:-:lts, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:gir1.2-gupnp-1.2, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libgupnp-1.2-0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libgupnp-1.2-dev

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2020/09/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/06/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-12695

USN: 4494-1