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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201810-02

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201810-02
Posted Oct 6, 2018
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201810-2 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in SoX, the worst of which may lead to a Denial of Service condition. Versions less than 14.4.2-r1 are affected.

tags | advisory, denial of service, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2017-11332, CVE-2017-11358, CVE-2017-11359, CVE-2017-15370, CVE-2017-15371, CVE-2017-15372, CVE-2017-15642
MD5 | 9bbeac3eae8517a9d98d01592fc85ee7

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201810-02

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Severity: Normal
Title: SoX: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: October 06, 2018
Bugs: #626702, #627570, #634450, #634814
ID: 201810-02

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in SoX, the worst of which may
lead to a Denial of Service condition.

Background
==========

SoX is a command line utility that can convert various formats of
computer audio files in to other formats.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 media-sound/sox < 14.4.2-r1 >= 14.4.2-r1

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in SoX. Please review the
referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker, by enticing a user to process a crafted WAV, HCOM,
SND, or AIFF file, could cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All SoX users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-sound/sox-14.4.2-r1"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-11332
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-11332
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-11358
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-11358
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-11359
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-11359
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-15370
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-15370
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-15371
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-15371
[ 6 ] CVE-2017-15372
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-15372
[ 7 ] CVE-2017-15642
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-15642

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201810-02

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2018 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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