Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4970-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4970-1
June 01, 2021

gupnp vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 21.04
- Ubuntu 20.10
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS


GUPnP could allow unintended access to network services.

Software Description:
- gupnp: framework for creating UPnP devices and control points


It was discovered that GUPnP incorrectly filtered local requests. If a user
were tricked into visiting a malicious website, a remote attacker could
possibly use this issue to perform actions against local UPnP services such
as obtaining or altering sensitive information.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 21.04:
libgupnp-1.2-0 1.2.4-1ubuntu0.21.04.1

Ubuntu 20.10:
libgupnp-1.2-0 1.2.4-1ubuntu0.20.10.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
libgupnp-1.2-0 1.2.3-0ubuntu0.20.04.2

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all
the necessary changes.


Package Information:


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