USN-4062-1: WavPack vulnerabilities

16 July 2019

WavPack could be made to crash if it received a specially crafted WAV file.

Releases

Packages

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

Details

Rohan Padhye discovered that WavPack incorrectly handled certain WAV files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2019-1010315, CVE-2019-1010317, CVE-2019-1010318, CVE-2019-1010319)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 19.04
Ubuntu 18.04

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