Ubuntu 17.10 : wavpack vulnerabilities (USN-3578-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106968
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt was discovered that WavPack incorrectly handled certain DSDIFF files. An attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service. (CVE-2018-7253)
It was discovered that WavPack incorrectly handled certain CAF files.
An attacker could possibly 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 libwavpack1 and / or wavpack packages.