USN-2787-1: audiofile vulnerability
28 October 2015
audiofile could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
- audiofile - Open-source version of the SGI audiofile library
Fabrizio Gennari discovered that audiofile incorrectly handled changing
both the sample format and the number of channels. If a user or automated
system were tricked into processing a specially crafted file, audiofile
could be made to crash, leading to a denial of service, or possibly execute
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.