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USN-766-1: acpid vulnerability

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USN-766-1: acpid vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
04/24/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

ACPI Event Daemon (acpid) before 1.0.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and connectivity loss) by opening a large number of UNIX sockets without closing them, which triggers an infinite loop.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-acpid

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