CVE-2017-15371

NameCVE-2017-15371
DescriptionThere is a reachable assertion abort in the function sox_append_comment() in formats.c in Sound eXchange (SoX) 14.4.2. A Crafted input will lead to a denial of service attack during conversion of an audio 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 Bugs878809

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+deb9u1vulnerable
buster, sid14.4.2+git20190427-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
soxsource(unstable)14.4.2-2medium878809
soxsourcejessie14.4.1-5+deb8u3mediumDLA-1705-1
soxsourcewheezy14.4.0-3+deb7u2mediumDLA-1197-1

Notes

[stretch] - sox <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1500570
https://github.com/mansr/sox/commit/818bdd0ccc1e5b6cae742c740c17fd414935cf39

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