An attacker could send crafted input to OpenSLP and cause it to hang.
- openslp-dfsg: OpenSLP is an implementation of the Service Location Protocol
- openslp: OpenSLP is an implementation of the Service Location Protocol
It was discovered that OpenSLP incorrectly handled certain corrupted
messages. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted packet to
the OpenSLP server and cause it to hang, leading to a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.