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A Vorbis security update has been released for Ubuntu Linux 16.04 ESM.

USN-5420-1: Vorbis vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5420-1
May 12, 2022

libvorbis vulnerabilities

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

- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM


Several security issues were fixed in Vorbis.

Software Description:
- libvorbis: The Vorbis General Audio Compression Codec


It was discovered that Vorbis incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service,
or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2017-14160, CVE-2018-10392, CVE-2018-10393)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
libvorbis0a 1.3.5-3ubuntu0.2+esm1
libvorbisenc2 1.3.5-3ubuntu0.2+esm1
libvorbisfile3 1.3.5-3ubuntu0.2+esm1

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

CVE-2017-14160, CVE-2018-10392, CVE-2018-10393