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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3568-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3568-1
Posted Feb 12, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3568-1 - 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. 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. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2016-10169, CVE-2018-6767
MD5 | 341a15c1a6a19b3ca70bc42de7d56e27

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3568-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3568-1
February 12, 2018

wavpack vulnerabilities
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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 BAPck 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 versions:

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

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

References:
https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3568-1
CVE-2016-10169, CVE-2018-6767

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wavpack/5.1.0-2ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wavpack/4.75.2-2ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wavpack/4.70.0-1ubuntu0.1

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