A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
audiofile could be made to crash or run programs if it opened a specially crafted file.
audiofile – Open-source version of the SGI audiofile library
Agostino Sarubbo discovered that audiofile incorrectly handled certain malformed audio files. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted audio file, a remote attacker could cause applications linked against audiofile to crash, leading to a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version: