Debian Security Advisory

DLA-747-1 libupnp -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
16 Dec 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 842093.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-8863.
More information:

Scott Tenaglia discovered a heap-based buffer overflow in libupnp, a portable SDK for UPnP Devices. That can lead to denial of service or remote code execution.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1:1.6.17-1.2+deb7u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your libupnp packages.

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