GLSA-201810-02 : SoX: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117967


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201810-02 (SoX: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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.


All SoX users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-sound/sox-14.4.2-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117967

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201810-02.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2018/10/09

Updated: 2019/04/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:sox, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-11332, CVE-2017-11358, CVE-2017-11359, CVE-2017-15370, CVE-2017-15371, CVE-2017-15372, CVE-2017-15642

GLSA: 201810-02