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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3839-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3839-1
Posted Dec 6, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3839-1 - It was discovered that WavPack incorrectly handled certain WAV files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.

tags | advisory, denial of service
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-19840
MD5 | 9dd19ae9d5f0ec8149e54753e0e9a4c8

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3839-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3839-1
December 06, 2018

wavpack vulnerabilities
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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:
libwavpack1 5.1.0-4ubuntu0.1
wavpack 5.1.0-4ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
libwavpack1 5.1.0-2ubuntu1.2
wavpack 5.1.0-2ubuntu1.2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libwavpack1 4.75.2-2ubuntu0.2
wavpack 4.75.2-2ubuntu0.2

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
libwavpack1 4.70.0-1ubuntu0.2
wavpack 4.70.0-1ubuntu0.2

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3839-1
CVE-2018-19840, CVE-2018-19841

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wavpack/5.1.0-4ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wavpack/5.1.0-2ubuntu1.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wavpack/4.75.2-2ubuntu0.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wavpack/4.70.0-1ubuntu0.2

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