Ubuntu 4079-1: SoX vulnerabilities

    Date30 Jul 2019
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    SoX could be made to crash if it received a specially crafted MP3 file.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4079-1
    July 30, 2019
    
    sox vulnerabilities
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    SoX could be made to crash if it received a specially crafted MP3 file.
    
    Software Description:
    - sox: Swiss army knife of sound processing
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that SoX incorrectly handled certain MP3 files. An attacker
    could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2019-8354,
    CVE-2019-8355, CVE-2019-8356, CVE-2019-8357)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      libsox2                         14.4.1-5+deb8u4ubuntu0.1
      sox                             14.4.1-5+deb8u4ubuntu0.1
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4079-1
      CVE-2019-8354, CVE-2019-8355, CVE-2019-8356, CVE-2019-8357
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sox/14.4.1-5+deb8u4ubuntu0.1
    
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