Upstream information

CVE-2017-18189 at MITRE

Description

In the startread function in xa.c in Sound eXchange (SoX) through 14.4.2, a corrupt header specifying zero channels triggers an infinite loop with a resultant NULL pointer dereference, which may allow a remote attacker to cause a denial-of-service.

SUSE information

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

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.5 5.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction None Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1081146 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Package Hub for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP3
  • libsox3 >= 14.4.2-5.1
  • libsox3-debuginfo >= 14.4.2-5.3.1
  • sox >= 14.4.2-5.1
  • sox-debuginfo >= 14.4.2-5.3.1
  • sox-debugsource >= 14.4.2-5.3.1
  • sox-devel >= 14.4.2-5.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2018-185
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • libsox3 >= 14.4.2-lp150.3.3
  • sox >= 14.4.2-lp150.3.3
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA libsox3
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • libsox3 >= 14.4.2-5.3.1
  • libsox3-debuginfo >= 14.4.2-5.3.1
  • sox >= 14.4.2-5.3.1
  • sox-debuginfo >= 14.4.2-5.3.1
  • sox-debugsource >= 14.4.2-5.3.1
  • sox-devel >= 14.4.2-5.3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2018-185


Status of this issue by product and package

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