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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
23 March 2017
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Ubuntu
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2017-6839 CVE-2017-6838 CVE-2017-6837
CVE-2017-6836 CVE-2017-6835 CVE-2017-6834
CVE-2017-6833 CVE-2017-6832 CVE-2017-6831
CVE-2017-6830 CVE-2017-6829 CVE-2017-6828
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3241-1
March 22, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
audiofile could be made to crash or run programs if it opened a specially
- - audiofile: Open-source version of the SGI audiofile library
Agostino Sarubbo discovered that audiofile incorrectly handled certain
malformed audio files. If a user or automated system were tricked into
processing a specially crafted audio file, a remote attacker could cause
applications linked against audiofile to crash, leading to a denial of
service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
CVE-2017-6827, CVE-2017-6828, CVE-2017-6829, CVE-2017-6830,
CVE-2017-6831, CVE-2017-6832, CVE-2017-6833, CVE-2017-6834,
CVE-2017-6835, CVE-2017-6836, CVE-2017-6837, CVE-2017-6838,
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