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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6360-1
September 12, 2023

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

- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Summary:

FLAC could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a
specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- flac: Free Lossless Audio Codec

Details:

It was discovered that FLAC incorrectly handled encoding certain files. A
remote attacker could use this issue to cause FLAC 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 22.04 LTS:
   flac                            1.3.3-2ubuntu0.2
   libflac8                        1.3.3-2ubuntu0.2

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
   flac                            1.3.3-1ubuntu0.2
   libflac8                        1.3.3-1ubuntu0.2

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

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6360-1
   CVE-2020-22219

Package Information:
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/flac/1.3.3-2ubuntu0.2
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/flac/1.3.3-1ubuntu0.2

Ubuntu 6360-1: FLAC vulnerability

September 12, 2023
FLAC could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 22.04 LTS - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Summary: FLAC could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file. Software Description: - flac: Free Lossless Audio Codec Details: It was discovered that FLAC incorrectly handled encoding certain files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause FLAC 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 22.04 LTS: flac 1.3.3-2ubuntu0.2 libflac8 1.3.3-2ubuntu0.2 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: flac 1.3.3-1ubuntu0.2 libflac8 1.3.3-1ubuntu0.2 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6360-1

CVE-2020-22219

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6360-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/flac/1.3.3-2ubuntu0.2 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/flac/1.3.3-1ubuntu0.2

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