Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1808-1 sox -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
28 May 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 927906.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-8354, CVE-2019-8355, CVE-2019-8356, CVE-2019-8357.
More information:

Several issues were found in SoX, the Swiss army knife of sound processing programs, that could lead to denial of service via application crash or potentially to arbitrary code execution by processing maliciously crafted input files.

For Debian 8 Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 14.4.1-5+deb8u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your sox packages.

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