Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1197-1 sox -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
30 Nov 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 870328, Bug 878810, Bug 878809, Bug 878808, Bug 882236, Bug 882144.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-11332, CVE-2017-11358, CVE-2017-11359, CVE-2017-15370, CVE-2017-15371, CVE-2017-15372, CVE-2017-15642.
More information:

Various security vulnerabilities were discovered in sox, a command line utility to convert audio formats, that may lead to a denial-of-service (application crash / infinite loop) or memory corruptions by processing a malformed input file.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 14.4.0-3+deb7u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your sox packages.

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