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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6360-1 – Torchsec
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6360-1
September 12, 2023
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
FLAC could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a
specially crafted file.
- flac: Free Lossless Audio Codec
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.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.