CVE-2019-8355

NameCVE-2019-8355
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in SoX 14.4.2. In xmalloc.h, there is an integer overflow on the result of multiplication fed into the lsx_valloc macro that wraps malloc. When the buffer is allocated, it is smaller than expected, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow in channels_start in remix.c.
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-1808-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs927906

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
bullseye, sid, buster14.4.2+git20190427-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
soxsource(unstable)14.4.2+git20190427-1medium927906
soxsourcejessie14.4.1-5+deb8u4mediumDLA-1808-1

Notes

https://sourceforge.net/p/sox/bugs/320
https://sourceforge.net/p/sox/code/ci/f8587e2d50dad72d40453ac1191c539ee9e50381/

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