USN-4033-1: libmysofa vulnerability

24 June 2019

libmysofa could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input.

Releases

Packages

  • libmysofa - library to read HRTFs stored in the AES69-2015 SOFA format

Details

It was discovered that a libmysofa component does not properly validate
multiplications and additions, and may crash with some specific input.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 19.04
Ubuntu 18.10
Ubuntu 18.04

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

References