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USN-5420-1: Vorbis vulnerabilities

12 May 2022

Several security issues were fixed in Vorbis.



  • libvorbis - The Vorbis General Audio Compression Codec


It was discovered that Vorbis incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service,
or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2017-14160, CVE-2018-10392, CVE-2018-10393)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.04

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