[USN-5409-1] libsndfile vulnerability


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5409-1 May 10, 2022
libsndfile vulnerability ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
Summary:
libsndfile could be made to crash or expose sensitive information if it received specially crafted input.
Software Description: – libsndfile: Library for reading/writing audio files
Details:
It was discovered that libsndfile was incorrectly performing memory management operations and incorrectly using buffers when executing its FLAC codec. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted sound file, an attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service or obtain sensitive information.
Update instructions:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:   libsndfile1                     1.0.25-10ubuntu0.16.04.3+esm2   libsndfile1-dev                 1.0.25-10ubuntu0.16.04.3+esm2   sndfile-programs                1.0.25-10ubuntu0.16.04.3+esm2
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
References:   ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5409-1   CVE-2021-4156