USN-3578-1: WavPack vulnerabilities
22 February 2018
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 17.10
Several security issues were fixed in WavPack.
- wavpack - audio codec (lossy and lossless) - encoder and decoder
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)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
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.