Debian DLA-1687-1 : sox security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 122405


The remote Debian host is missing a security update.


Mike Salvatore discovered that the fixes for these heap-based buffer overflows had not been properly applied in the Debian package.

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 14.4.1-5+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your sox packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Upgrade the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 122405

File Name: debian_DLA-1687.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/02/25

Updated: 2020/02/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libsox-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libsox-fmt-all, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libsox-fmt-alsa, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libsox-fmt-ao, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libsox-fmt-base, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libsox-fmt-mp3, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libsox-fmt-oss, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libsox-fmt-pulse, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libsox2, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:sox, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/02/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/12/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8145

BID: 71774