[USN-3960-1] WavPack vulnerability

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[USN-3960-1] WavPack vulnerability

Leonidas S. Barbosa
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3960-1
April 30, 2019

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

- Ubuntu 19.04
- Ubuntu 18.10
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

WavPack could be made to crash if it received a specially
crafted file.

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

Details:

It was discovered that WavPack incorrectly handled certain DFF files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 19.04:
  libwavpack1                     5.1.0-5ubuntu0.1
  wavpack                         5.1.0-5ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 18.10:
  libwavpack1                     5.1.0-4ubuntu0.2
  wavpack                         5.1.0-4ubuntu0.2

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  libwavpack1                     5.1.0-2ubuntu1.3
  wavpack                         5.1.0-2ubuntu1.3

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

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3960-1
  CVE-2019-11498

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wavpack/5.1.0-5ubuntu0.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wavpack/5.1.0-4ubuntu0.2
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wavpack/5.1.0-2ubuntu1.3
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