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
  SUSE
Base Score 5.5
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact 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