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=========================================================================Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2787-1
October 28, 2015

audiofile vulnerability
=========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 15.10
- Ubuntu 15.04
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

audiofile could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it
opened a specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- audiofile: Open-source version of the SGI audiofile library

Details:

Fabrizio Gennari discovered that audiofile incorrectly handled changing
both the sample format and the number of channels. If a user or automated
system were tricked into processing a specially crafted file, audiofile
could be made to crash, leading to a denial of service, or possibly execute
arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 15.10:
  libaudiofile1                   0.3.6-2ubuntu0.15.10.1

Ubuntu 15.04:
  libaudiofile1                   0.3.6-2ubuntu0.15.04.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  libaudiofile1                   0.3.6-2ubuntu0.14.04.1

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  libaudiofile1                   0.3.3-2ubuntu0.1

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

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-2787-1
  CVE-2015-7747

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/audiofile/0.3.6-2ubuntu0.15.10.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/audiofile/0.3.6-2ubuntu0.15.04.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/audiofile/0.3.6-2ubuntu0.14.04.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/audiofile/0.3.3-2ubuntu0.1


Ubuntu 2787-1: audiofile vulnerability

October 28, 2015
audiofile could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.

Summary

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 15.10: libaudiofile1 0.3.6-2ubuntu0.15.10.1 Ubuntu 15.04: libaudiofile1 0.3.6-2ubuntu0.15.04.1 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: libaudiofile1 0.3.6-2ubuntu0.14.04.1 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: libaudiofile1 0.3.3-2ubuntu0.1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-2787-1

CVE-2015-7747

Severity
October 28, 2015

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/audiofile/0.3.6-2ubuntu0.15.10.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/audiofile/0.3.6-2ubuntu0.15.04.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/audiofile/0.3.6-2ubuntu0.14.04.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/audiofile/0.3.3-2ubuntu0.1

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