Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5721-1
November 10, 2022
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
WavPack could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted
– wavpack: audio codec (lossy and lossless) – encoder and decoder
It was discovered that WavPack was not properly performing checks
when dealing with memory. If a user were tricked into decompressing a
specially crafted WavPack Audio File, an attacker could possibly use
this issue to cause the WavPack decompressor to crash, resulting in a
denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.