ESB-2018.3798 - [Win][UNIX/Linux][Ubuntu] wavpack: Denial of service - Remote with user interaction 2018-12-07

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                               ESB-2018.3798
                          WavPack vulnerabilities
                              7 December 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           wavpack
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
                   Windows
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-19841 CVE-2018-19840 

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3839-1

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Ubuntu. It is recommended that administrators 
         running wavpack check for an updated version of the software for 
         their operating system.

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3839-1
December 06, 2018

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

- - Ubuntu 18.10
- - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in WavPack.

Software Description:
- - wavpack: audio codec (lossy and lossless) - encoder and decoder

Details:

It was discovered that WavPack incorrectly handled certain WAV files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2018-19840, CVE-2018-19841)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.10:
   libwavpack1                                          5.1.0-4ubuntu0.1
   wavpack                                                  5.1.0-4ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
   libwavpack1                                          5.1.0-2ubuntu1.2
   wavpack                                                  5.1.0-2ubuntu1.2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
   libwavpack1                                          4.75.2-2ubuntu0.2
   wavpack                                                  4.75.2-2ubuntu0.2

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
   libwavpack1                                          4.70.0-1ubuntu0.2
   wavpack                                                  4.70.0-1ubuntu0.2

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

References:
   https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3839-1
   CVE-2018-19840, CVE-2018-19841

Package Information:
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wavpack/5.1.0-4ubuntu0.1
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wavpack/5.1.0-2ubuntu1.2
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wavpack/4.75.2-2ubuntu0.2
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wavpack/4.70.0-1ubuntu0.2

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