Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.10 : wavpack vulnerabilities (USN-3568-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106794
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionHanno 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected libwavpack1 and / or wavpack packages.