Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.10 : wavpack vulnerabilities (USN-3568-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106794

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description

Hanno Bock 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).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected libwavpack1 and / or wavpack packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3568-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106794

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3568-1.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/02/13

Modified: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libwavpack1, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:wavpack, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:17.10

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10169, CVE-2018-6767

USN: 3568-1