Debian Security Advisory

DLA-748-1 libupnp4 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
16 Dec 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-8863.
More information:

Scott Tenaglia discovered a heap-based buffer overflow in libupnp4, 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 1.8.0~svn20100507-1.2+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libupnp4 packages.

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