USN-3568-1: WavPack vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3568-1

12th February, 2018

wavpack vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 17.10
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary

WavPack could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted
file.

Software description

  • wavpack
    – audio codec (lossy and lossless) – encoder and decoder

Details

Hanno Böck discovered that WavPack incorrectly handled certain
WV files. An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial
of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu
16.04 LTS. (CVE-2016-10169)

Joonun Jang discovered that WavPack incorrectly handled certain
RF64 files. An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial
of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 17.10. (CVE-2018-6767)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 17.10:
libwavpack1

5.1.0-2ubuntu0.1
wavpack

5.1.0-2ubuntu0.1
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libwavpack1

4.75.2-2ubuntu0.1
wavpack

4.75.2-2ubuntu0.1
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
libwavpack1

4.70.0-1ubuntu0.1
wavpack

4.70.0-1ubuntu0.1

To update your system, please follow these instructions:
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

CVE-2016-10169,

CVE-2018-6767


Source From: ubuntu.com.
Original article title: USN-3568-1: WavPack vulnerabilities.
This full article can be read at: USN-3568-1: WavPack vulnerabilities.

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