Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 949-1] miniupnpc security update)

Published: 2018-01-24 23:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
miniupnpc on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For Debian 7 'Wheezy', this issue has been fixed in miniupnpc version 1.5-2+deb7u2. We recommend that you upgrade your miniupnpc Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
It was discovered that there was a integer signedness error in the miniupnpc UPnP client that could allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service attack.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-8798

References:

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/05/msg00020.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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