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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3578-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3578-1
Posted Feb 22, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3578-1 - 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. It was discovered that WavPack incorrectly handled certain CAF files. An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-7253, CVE-2018-7254
MD5 | 093c36406254535a4e4968469d204da6

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3578-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3578-1
February 22, 2018

wavpack vulnerabilities
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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 versions:

Ubuntu 17.10:
libwavpack1 5.1.0-2ubuntu0.2
wavpack 5.1.0-2ubuntu0.2

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

References:
https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3578-1
CVE-2018-7253, CVE-2018-7254

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

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