[USN-4919-1] OpenSLP vulnerability

========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4919-1 April 19, 2021
openslp-dfsg vulnerability ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 16.04 LTS – Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
OpenSLP could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it received specially crafted network traffic.
Software Description: – openslp-dfsg: Service Location Protocol library
It was discovered that OpenSLP did not properly validate URLs. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause OpenSLP to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code.
Update instructions:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:   libslp1                         1.2.1-11ubuntu0.16.04.2
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:   libslp1                         1.2.1-9ubuntu0.3+esm1
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
References:   ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4919-1   CVE-2019-5544
Package Information:   launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openslp-dfsg/1.2.1-11ubuntu0.16.04.2