Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3578-1
21st February, 2018
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its
- Ubuntu 17.10
Several security issues were fixed in WavPack.
– audio codec (lossy and lossless) – encoder and decoder
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.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
To update your system, please follow these instructions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.