Upstream information

CVE-2021-23172 at MITRE


A vulnerability was found in SoX, where a heap-buffer-overflow occurs in function startread() in hcom.c file. The vulnerability is exploitable with a crafted hcomn file, that could cause an application to crash.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently not rated by SUSE as it is not affecting the SUSE Enterprise products.

CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5.5 3.3
Attack Vector Local Local
Attack Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High Low
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1207044 [NEW]

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SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Thu Jun 24 10:28:01 2021
CVE page last modified: Wed Jan 11 14:18:07 2023