Debian Security Advisory
DLA-597-1 libupnp -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 18 Aug 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 831857.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-6255.
- More information:
It has been discovered that libupnp's default behaviour allows anyone to write to the filesystem of the system running a libupnp-based server application.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.6.17-1.2+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libupnp packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS