[USN-4062-1] WavPack vulnerabilities

Leonidas S. Barbosa leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Tue Jul 16 18:42:24 UTC 2019

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4062-1
July 16, 2019

wavpack vulnerabilities

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

- Ubuntu 19.04
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS


WavPack could be made to crash if it received a specially crafted WAV file.

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


Rohan Padhye discovered that WavPack incorrectly handled certain WAV files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2019-1010315, CVE-2019-1010317, CVE-2019-1010318, CVE-2019-1010319)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 19.04:
  libwavpack1                     5.1.0-5ubuntu0.2
  wavpack                         5.1.0-5ubuntu0.2

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  libwavpack1                     5.1.0-2ubuntu1.4
  wavpack                         5.1.0-2ubuntu1.4

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

  CVE-2019-1010315, CVE-2019-1010317, CVE-2019-1010318, CVE-2019-1010319

Package Information:
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