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USN-5110-1: Ardour vulnerability

18 October 2021

Ardour could be made to crash or possibly arbitrary code execute if it received a specially crafted XML file.

Releases

Packages

  • ardour - the digital audio workstation

Details

It was discovered that Ardour incorrectly handled certain XML files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash or execute
arbitrary code.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04

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

References