Bug 1759 - /usr/bin/play is a shell script which can be exploited via mime types
/usr/bin/play is a shell script which can be exploited via mime types
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: sox (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike Maher
: Security
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Reported: 1999-03-24 16:46 EST by Preston Brown
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-04-01 17:37:09 EST
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Description Preston Brown 1999-03-24 16:46:38 EST
/usr/bin/play doesn't properly quote its arguments, and when
fed a properly crafted 'audio file', could do some nasty
things to your system as the user it is being run as.
Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 1999-03-24 17:18:59 EST
assigned to mike
Comment 2 Mike Maher 1999-04-01 17:37:59 EST
This problem is fixed and in the tree.

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