USN-3800-1: audiofile vulnerabilities
24 October 2018
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Several security issues were fixed in audiofile.
- audiofile - Open-source version of the SGI audiofile library
It was discovered that audiofile incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2018-13440)
It was discovered that audiofile incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-17095)
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.