USN-3839-1: WavPack vulnerabilities

USN-3839-1: WavPack vulnerabilities

wavpack vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 18.10
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

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 WAV files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2018-19840, CVE-2018-19841)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.10
libwavpack15.1.0-4ubuntu0.1
wavpack5.1.0-4ubuntu0.1
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
libwavpack15.1.0-2ubuntu1.2
wavpack5.1.0-2ubuntu1.2
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
libwavpack14.75.2-2ubuntu0.2
wavpack4.75.2-2ubuntu0.2
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
libwavpack14.70.0-1ubuntu0.2
wavpack4.70.0-1ubuntu0.2

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

Source: USN-3839-1: WavPack vulnerabilities

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