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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2017-18189) ELSA-2019-2283: sox security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2017-18189) ELSA-2019-2283: sox security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/15/2018
Created
07/23/2020
Added
07/21/2020
Modified
07/21/2020

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.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-sox
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-sox-devel

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