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.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106794

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3568-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2018/02/13

Modified: 2018/02/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.5

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

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

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

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

OSVDB: 150897, 174250

USN: 3568-1