Ubuntu 3960-1: WavPack vulnerability

    Date 30 Apr 2019
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    WavPack could be made to crash if it received a speciallycrafted file.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3960-1
    April 30, 2019
    
    wavpack vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 19.04
    - Ubuntu 18.10
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    WavPack could be made to crash if it received a specially
    crafted file.
    
    Software Description:
    - wavpack: audio codec (lossy and lossless) - encoder and decoder
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that WavPack incorrectly handled certain DFF files.
    An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 19.04:
      libwavpack1                     5.1.0-5ubuntu0.1
      wavpack                         5.1.0-5ubuntu0.1
    
    Ubuntu 18.10:
      libwavpack1                     5.1.0-4ubuntu0.2
      wavpack                         5.1.0-4ubuntu0.2
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      libwavpack1                     5.1.0-2ubuntu1.3
      wavpack                         5.1.0-2ubuntu1.3
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
    changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3960-1
      CVE-2019-11498
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wavpack/5.1.0-5ubuntu0.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wavpack/5.1.0-4ubuntu0.2
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wavpack/5.1.0-2ubuntu1.3
    

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