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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5749-1 ≈ Packet Storm

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5749-1
November 29, 2022

libsamplerate vulnerability

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

– Ubuntu 16.04 ESM


libsamplerate could cause a crash if it processed a specially crafted
audio file.

Software Description:
– libsamplerate: Audio sample rate conversion library


Erik de Castro Lopo and Agostino Sarubbo discovered that libsamplerate
did not properly perform bounds checking. If a user were tricked into
processing a specially crafted audio file, an attacker could possibly
use this issue to cause a crash.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
libsamplerate0 0.1.8-8ubuntu0.1~esm1

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


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