[USN-4079-1] SoX vulnerabilities

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[USN-4079-1] SoX vulnerabilities

Eduardo Barretto
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


SoX could be made to crash if it received a specially crafted MP3 file.

Software Description:
- sox: Swiss army knife of sound processing


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.

  CVE-2019-8354, CVE-2019-8355, CVE-2019-8356, CVE-2019-8357

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