FreeBSD : sox -- memory corruption vulnerabilities (9dd761ff-30cb-11e5-a4a5-002590263bf5)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Michele Spagnuolo, Google Security Team, reports :

The write heap buffer overflows are related to ADPCM handling in WAV
files, while the read heap buffer overflow is while opening a .VOC.

See also :

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2015/q3/167
http://www.nessus.org/u?98fabb47

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84972 ()

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