USN-2426-1: FLAC vulnerabilities
27 November 2014
FLAC could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
- flac - Free Lossless Audio Codec
Michele Spagnuolo discovered that FLAC incorrectly handled certain
malformed audio files. An attacker could use this issue to cause FLAC to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.