Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1277-1 audacity -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 12 Feb 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-2540.
- More information:
Chris Navarrete from Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs discovered that Audacity, a multi-track audio editor, contains a vulnerability such that a .wav file with a crafted FORMATCHUNK structure (many channels) can result in a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash).
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.0.1-1+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your audacity packages.
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