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Ubuntu Security Update USN-3569-1: libvorbis vulnerabilities

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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3569-1


    13th February, 2018

    libvorbis vulnerabilities


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

    • Ubuntu 17.10
    • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    Summary


    Several security issues were fixed in libvorbis.

    Software description

    • libvorbis - The Vorbis General Audio Compression Codec
    Details


    It was discovered that libvorbis incorrectly handled certain sound files.
    An attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code.
    (CVE-2017-14632)

    It was discovered that libvorbis incorrectly handled certain sound files.
    An attacker could use this to cause a denial of service.
    (CVE-2017-14633)

    Update instructions


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

    Ubuntu 17.10:
    libvorbis0a 1.3.5-4ubuntu0.1
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
    libvorbis0a 1.3.5-3ubuntu0.1
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
    libvorbis0a 1.3.2-1.3ubuntu1.1



    To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

    After a standard system upgrade you need to restart any applications that
    use libvorbis, such as Totem and gtkpod, to effect the necessary changes.

    References


    CVE-2017-14632, CVE-2017-14633

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