Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3568-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3568-1
February 12, 2018

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

- Ubuntu 17.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

WavPack could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted
file.

Software Description:
- wavpack: audio codec (lossy and lossless) - encoder and decoder

Details:

Hanno BAPck discovered that WavPack incorrectly handled certain
WV files. An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial
of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu
16.04 LTS. (CVE-2016-10169)

Joonun Jang discovered that WavPack incorrectly handled certain
RF64 files. An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial
of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 17.10. (CVE-2018-6767)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 17.10:
libwavpack1 5.1.0-2ubuntu0.1
wavpack 5.1.0-2ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libwavpack1 4.75.2-2ubuntu0.1
wavpack 4.75.2-2ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
libwavpack1 4.70.0-1ubuntu0.1
wavpack 4.70.0-1ubuntu0.1

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

References:
https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3568-1
CVE-2016-10169, CVE-2018-6767

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wavpack/5.1.0-2ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wavpack/4.75.2-2ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wavpack/4.70.0-1ubuntu0.1
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