CVE-2017-11358

NameCVE-2017-11358
DescriptionThe read_samples function in hcom.c in Sound eXchange (SoX) 14.4.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid memory read and application crash) via a crafted hcom file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1197-1, DLA-1705-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs870328

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
sox (PTS)jessie14.4.1-5vulnerable
jessie (security)14.4.1-5+deb8u4fixed
stretch14.4.1-5+deb9u2fixed
buster, bullseye, sid14.4.2+git20190427-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
soxsource(unstable)14.4.2-2medium870328
soxsourcejessie14.4.1-5+deb8u3mediumDLA-1705-1
soxsourcestretch14.4.1-5+deb9u2medium
soxsourcewheezy14.4.0-3+deb7u2mediumDLA-1197-1

Notes

http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2017/Jul/81
Upstream bug report https://sourceforge.net/p/sox/bugs/296/
https://github.com/mansr/sox/commit/6cb44a44b9eda6b321ccdbf6483348d4a9798b00

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