USN-6360-1: FLAC vulnerability
12 September 2023
FLAC could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
- flac - Free Lossless Audio Codec
It was discovered that FLAC incorrectly handled encoding certain files. A
remote attacker could use this issue to cause FLAC to crash, resulting in a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
- USN-6360-2: libflac++6v5, libflac++-dev, libflac++6, libflac-doc, libflac8, flac, libflac-dev