ESB-2018.3264 - [Ubuntu] audiofile: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-10-25

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                               ESB-2018.3264
                         audiofile vulnerabilities
                              25 October 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           audiofile
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-17095 CVE-2018-13440 

Reference:         ESB-2018.0864

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3800-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3800-1
October 24, 2018

audiofile vulnerabilities


A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in audiofile.

Software Description:
- - audiofile: Open-source version of the SGI audiofile library

Details:

It was discovered that audiofile incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2018-13440)

It was discovered that audiofile incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2018-17095)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
audiofile-tools - 0.3.6-2ubuntu0.14.04.3
libaudiofile1 - 0.3.6-2ubuntu0.14.04.3

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3800-1
CVE-2018-13440, CVE-2018-17095

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/audiofile/0.3.6-2ubuntu0.14.04.3

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