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From: Aaron Bauman <bman@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201810-02 ] SoX: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Sat, 06 Oct 2018 17:01:51
Message-Id: 20181006170010.GB31755@monkey
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201810-02
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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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
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[ 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@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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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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