Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : sox (MDVSA-2015:015)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Updated sox packages fix security vulnerability :

The sox command line tool is affected by two heap-based buffer
overflows, respectively located in functions start_read() and
AdpcmReadBlock(). A specially crafted wav file can be used to trigger
the vulnerabilities (CVE-2014-8145).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0561.html

Solution :

Update the affected lib64sox-devel, lib64sox2 and / or sox packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80434 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71774

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8145

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