Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4013-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4013-1
June 10, 2019

libsndfile 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

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in libsndfile.

Software Description:
– libsndfile: Library for reading/writing audio files

Details:

It was discovered that libsndfile incorrectly handled certain malformed
files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause libsndfile to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.10:
libsndfile1 1.0.28-4ubuntu0.18.10.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
libsndfile1 1.0.28-4ubuntu0.18.04.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libsndfile1 1.0.25-10ubuntu0.16.04.2

After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all
the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4013-1
CVE-2017-14245, CVE-2017-14246, CVE-2017-14634, CVE-2017-16942,
CVE-2017-17456, CVE-2017-17457, CVE-2017-6892, CVE-2018-13139,
CVE-2018-19432, CVE-2018-19661, CVE-2018-19662, CVE-2018-19758,
CVE-2019-3832

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libsndfile/1.0.28-4ubuntu0.18.10.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libsndfile/1.0.28-4ubuntu0.18.04.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libsndfile/1.0.25-10ubuntu0.16.04.2