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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4704-1
January 26, 2021

libsndfile vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in libsndfile.

Software Description:
- libsndfile: Library for reading/writing audio files

Details:

It was discovered that libsndfile incorrectly handled certain malformed
files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause libsndfile to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2017-12562)

It was discovered that libsndfile incorrectly handled certain malformed
files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause libsndfile to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 ESM. (CVE-2017-14245,
CVE-2017-14246, CVE-2017-14634, CVE-2017-16942, CVE-2017-6892,
CVE-2018-13139, CVE-2018-19432, CVE-2018-19661, CVE-2018-19662,
CVE-2018-19758, CVE-2019-3832)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  libsndfile1                     1.0.25-10ubuntu0.16.04.3
  sndfile-programs                1.0.25-10ubuntu0.16.04.3

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
  libsndfile1                     1.0.25-7ubuntu2.2+esm1
  sndfile-programs                1.0.25-7ubuntu2.2+esm1

After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all
the necessary changes.

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/4704-1
  CVE-2017-12562, CVE-2017-14245, CVE-2017-14246, CVE-2017-14634,
  CVE-2017-16942, CVE-2017-6892, CVE-2018-13139, CVE-2018-19432,
  CVE-2018-19661, CVE-2018-19662, CVE-2018-19758, CVE-2019-3832

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libsndfile/1.0.25-10ubuntu0.16.04.3