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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3637-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3637-1
Posted May 2, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3637-1 - Thuan Pham, Marcel Bohme, Andrew Santosa and Alexandru Razvan Caciulescu discovered that WavPack incorrectly handled certain .wav files. An attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service. Thuan Pham, Marcel Bohme, Andrew Santosa and Alexandru Razvan Caciulescu discovered that WavPack incorrectly handled certain .wav files. An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-10536, CVE-2018-10537, CVE-2018-10538, CVE-2018-10539, CVE-2018-10540
MD5 | 73eeb88db81fcd332045b34cfab4a648

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3637-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3637-1
April 30, 2018

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

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 17.10

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in WavPackXXX-APP-XXX.

Software Description:
- wavpack: audio codec (lossy and lossless) - encoder and decoder

Details:

Thuan Pham, Marcel BAPhme, Andrew Santosa and Alexandru Razvan
Caciulescu discovered that WavPack incorrectly handled certain .wav
files. An attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code or
cause a denial of service. (CVE-2018-10536, CVE-2018-10537)

Thuan Pham, Marcel BAPhme, Andrew Santosa and Alexandru Razvan
Caciulescu discovered that WavPack incorrectly handled certain .wav
files. An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of
service. (CVE-2018-10538, CVE-2018-10539, CVE-2018-10540)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
wavpack 5.1.0-2ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 17.10:
wavpack 5.1.0-2ubuntu0.3

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3637-1
CVE-2018-10536, CVE-2018-10537, CVE-2018-10538, CVE-2018-10539,
CVE-2018-10540

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wavpack/5.1.0-2ubuntu1.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wavpack/5.1.0-2ubuntu0.3
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