USN-3800-1: audiofile vulnerabilities

24 October 2018

Several security issues were fixed in audiofile.

Releases

Packages

  • audiofile - Open-source version of the SGI audiofile library

Details

It was discovered that audiofile incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2018-13440)

It was discovered that audiofile incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2018-17095)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.04

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