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                          WavPack vulnerabilities
                             14 February 2018


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           wavpak
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-6767 CVE-2016-10169 

Original Bulletin: 

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Ubuntu. It is recommended that administrators 
         running wavpak check for an updated version of the software for 
         their operating system.

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3568-1

12th February, 2018
wavpack vulnerabilities

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

    Ubuntu 17.10
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


WavPack could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
Software description

    wavpack - audio codec (lossy and lossless) - encoder and decoder


Hanno Böck discovered that WavPack incorrectly handled certain
WV files. An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial
of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu
16.04 LTS. (CVE-2016-10169)

Joonun Jang discovered that WavPack incorrectly handled certain
RF64 files. An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial
of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 17.10. (CVE-2018-6767)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 17.10:
    libwavpack1 5.1.0-2ubuntu0.1 
    wavpack 5.1.0-2ubuntu0.1 
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
    libwavpack1 4.75.2-2ubuntu0.1 
    wavpack 4.75.2-2ubuntu0.1 
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
    libwavpack1 4.70.0-1ubuntu0.1 
    wavpack 4.70.0-1ubuntu0.1 

To update your system, please follow these instructions: 

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

CVE-2016-10169, CVE-2018-6767

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