USN-465-1: PulseAudio vulnerability

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-465-1

25th May, 2007

pulseaudio vulnerability

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

  • Ubuntu 7.04


Luigi Auriemma discovered multiple flaws in pulseaudio's network
processing code. If an unauthenticated attacker sent specially crafted
requests to the pulseaudio daemon, it would crash, resulting in a denial
of service.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 7.04:
pulseaudio 0.9.5-5ubuntu4.1

To update your system, please follow these instructions:

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
necessary changes.