Ubuntu 5749-1: libsamplerate vulnerability | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5749-1
November 29, 2022

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

- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM

Summary:

libsamplerate could cause a crash if it processed a specially crafted
audio file.

Software Description:
- libsamplerate: Audio sample rate conversion library

Details:

Erik de Castro Lopo and Agostino Sarubbo discovered that libsamplerate
did not properly perform bounds checking. If a user were tricked into
processing a specially crafted audio file, an attacker could possibly
use this issue to cause a crash.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
   libsamplerate0                  0.1.8-8ubuntu0.1~esm1

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

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5749-1
   CVE-2017-7697

Ubuntu 5749-1: libsamplerate vulnerability

November 29, 2022
libsamplerate could cause a crash if it processed a specially crafted audio file.

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 16.04 ESM Summary: libsamplerate could cause a crash if it processed a specially crafted audio file. Software Description: - libsamplerate: Audio sample rate conversion library Details: Erik de Castro Lopo and Agostino Sarubbo discovered that libsamplerate did not properly perform bounds checking. If a user were tricked into processing a specially crafted audio file, an attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: libsamplerate0 0.1.8-8ubuntu0.1~esm1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5749-1

CVE-2017-7697

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5749-1

Package Information

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