Bug 1510923 (CVE-2017-15642) - CVE-2017-15642 sox: Use-after-free in lsx_aiffstartread
Summary: CVE-2017-15642 sox: Use-after-free in lsx_aiffstartread
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2017-15642
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1510925
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-11-08 12:55 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-06-08 22:28 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-06-06 13:11:43 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-11-08 12:55:40 UTC
In lsx_aiffstartread in aiff.c in Sound eXchange (SoX) 14.4.2, there is a Use-After-Free vulnerability triggered by supplying a malformed AIFF file. A Crafted input will lead to a denial of service attack during conversion of an audio file.

Upstream issue:

https://sourceforge.net/p/sox/bugs/298/

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-11-08 12:57:23 UTC
Created sox tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1510925]

Comment 3 Jiri Kucera 2018-06-06 13:11:43 UTC
Fixed in sox-14.4.2.0-16.fc27 and sox-14.4.2.0-17.fc26.


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