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.
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