Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3736-1 libupnp -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 16 Dec 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 831857, Bug 842093.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-6255, CVE-2016-8863.
- More information:
Two vulnerabilities were discovered in libupnp, a portable SDK for UPnP devices.
Matthew Garret discovered that libupnp by default allows any user to write to the filesystem of the host running a libupnp-based server application.
Scott Tenaglia discovered a heap buffer overflow vulnerability, that can lead to denial of service or remote code execution.
For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1:1.6.19+git20141001-1+deb8u1.
For the testing (stretch) and unstable (sid) distributions, these problems have been fixed in version 1:1.6.19+git20160116-1.2.
We recommend that you upgrade your libupnp packages.