Bug 1510917 (CVE-2017-15370) - CVE-2017-15370 sox: Heap-based buffer overflow in the ImaExpandS function
Summary: CVE-2017-15370 sox: Heap-based buffer overflow in the ImaExpandS function
Alias: CVE-2017-15370
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1510925
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-11-08 12:49 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-06-08 22:28 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-04-05 12:23:59 UTC

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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-11-08 12:49:46 UTC
There is a heap-based buffer overflow in the ImaExpandS function of ima_rw.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.

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Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-11-08 12:57:15 UTC
Created sox tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1510925]

Comment 2 Jiri Kucera 2018-01-11 00:50:03 UTC
The patch that resolves bug https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1500554 has been added.

Comment 3 Jiri Kucera 2018-04-05 12:23:59 UTC
Fixed in sox- and sox-

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