Debian DLA-2525-1 : wavpack security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 145167
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VPR Score: 4.2


The remote Debian host is missing a security update.


Multiple vulnerabilites in wavpack were found, like OOB read (which could potentially lead to a DOS attack), unexpected control flow, crashes, integer overflow, and segfaults.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 5.0.0-2+deb9u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your wavpack packages.

For the detailed security status of wavpack please refer to its security tracker page at:

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


Upgrade the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 145167

File Name: debian_DLA-2525.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/20/2021

Updated: 1/22/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.2

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-35738

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwavpack-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwavpack1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wavpack, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/15/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/4/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-19840, CVE-2018-19841, CVE-2019-1010315, CVE-2019-1010317, CVE-2019-1010319, CVE-2019-11498, CVE-2020-35738