Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.10 : libvorbis vulnerabilities (USN-3569-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 106816
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt was discovered that libvorbis incorrectly handled certain sound files. An attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code.
It was discovered that libvorbis incorrectly handled certain sound files. An attacker could use this to cause a denial of service.
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 libvorbis0a package.