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Debian Security Advisory DSA 4197-1 (wavpack - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in the wavpack audio codec which could result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code if malformed media files are processed. The oldstable distribution (jessie) is not affected.

Affected Software

Affected Software

wavpack on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 5.0.0-2+deb9u2. We recommend that you upgrade your wavpack packages. For the detailed security status of wavpack please refer to its security tracker page linked in the references.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)