Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2585-1 libupnp -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
08 Mar 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 962282.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-13848.
More information:

libupnp, the portable SDK for UPnP Devices allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted SSDP message due to a NULL pointer dereference in the functions FindServiceControlURLPath and FindServiceEventURLPath in genlib/service_table/service_table.c.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.6.19+git20160116-1.2+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libupnp packages.

For the detailed security status of libupnp please refer to its security tracker page at:

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