[USN-1986-1] Network Audio System (NAS) vulnerabilities

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2013-10-02T00:00:00


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1986-1 October 01, 2013

nas vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 13.04
  • Ubuntu 12.10
  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in Network Audio System (NAS).

Software Description: - nas: Network Audio System


Hamid Zamani discovered multiple security issues in the Network Audio System (NAS) server. An attacker could possibly use these issues to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2013-4256, CVE-2013-4257)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 13.04: nas 1.9.3-5ubuntu0.13.04.1

Ubuntu 12.10: nas 1.9.3-5ubuntu0.12.10.1

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: nas 1.9.3-4ubuntu0.1

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

References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1986-1 CVE-2013-4256, CVE-2013-4257

Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nas/1.9.3-5ubuntu0.13.04.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nas/1.9.3-5ubuntu0.12.10.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nas/1.9.3-4ubuntu0.1

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