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

High Nessus Plugin ID 80434


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


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).


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80434

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-015.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/01/09

Modified: 2015/01/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64sox-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64sox2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:sox, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/01/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8145

BID: 71774

MDVSA: 2015:015