USN-3578-1: WavPack vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3578-1

21st February, 2018

wavpack vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 17.10

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in WavPack.

Software description

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

Details

It was discovered that WavPack incorrectly handled certain DSDIFF files.
An attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code or
cause a denial of service. (CVE-2018-7253)

It was discovered that WavPack incorrectly handled certain CAF files.
An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2018-7254)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 17.10:
libwavpack1

5.1.0-2ubuntu0.2
wavpack

5.1.0-2ubuntu0.2

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-2018-7253,

CVE-2018-7254


Source From: ubuntu.com.
Original article title: USN-3578-1: WavPack vulnerabilities.
This full article can be read at: USN-3578-1: WavPack vulnerabilities.

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