DescriptionA flaw was found in sox 14.4.1. The lsx_adpcm_init function within libsox leads to a global-buffer-overflow. This flaw allows an attacker to input a malicious file, leading to the disclosure of sensitive information.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs1010374

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
sox (PTS)buster14.4.2+git20190427-1vulnerable
bookworm, sid14.4.2+git20190427-3vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[bullseye] - sox <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[buster] - sox <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - sox <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Triggered by same reproducer as for CVE-2021-23210

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