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sox vulnerability



[CLA-2004:855] Conectiva Security Announcement - sox

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CONECTIVA LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 
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PACKAGE   : sox
SUMMARY   : Buffer overflow vulnerability
DATE      : 2004-07-30 16:39:00
ID        : CLA-2004:855
RELEVANT
RELEASES  : 8, 9, 10

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DESCRIPTION
 SoX[1] is a general purpose sound file conversion tool.
 
 Ulf Härnhammar found two buffer overflow vulnerabilities[2] in SoX.
 They occurred when the sox or play commands handled malicious .WAV
 files.


SOLUTION
 It is recommended that all SoX users upgrade their packages.
 
 
 REFERENCES
 1.http://sox.sourceforge.net/ 
 2.http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0557 


UPDATED PACKAGES
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/10/10/SRPMS/sox-12.17.3-29251U 10_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/10/10/RPMS/sox-12.17.3-29251U1 0_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/10/10/RPMS/sox-devel-12.17.3-29 251U10_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/8/8/SRPMS/sox-12.17.3-10818U80 _1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/8/8/RPMS/sox-12.17.3-10818U80_ 1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/8/8/RPMS/sox-devel-12.17.3-1081 8U80_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/9/9/SRPMS/sox-12.17.3-21828U90 _1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/9/9/RPMS/sox-12.17.3-21828U90_ 1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/9/9/RPMS/sox-devel-12.17.3-2182 8U90_1cl.i386.rpm


ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS
 The apt tool can be used to perform RPM packages upgrades:

 - run:                 apt-get update
 - after that, execute: apt-get upgrade

 Detailed instructions regarding the use of apt and upgrade examples 
 can be found at http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/#apt?idioma=en 

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All packages are signed with Conectiva's GPG key. The key and instructions
on how to import it can be found at 
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/seguranca/chave/?idioma=en 
Instructions on how to check the signatures of the RPM packages can be
found at http://distro.conectiva.com.br/seguranca/politica/?idioma=en 

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All our advisories and generic update instructions can be viewed at
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?idioma=en 

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Copyright (c) 2004 Conectiva Inc.
http://www.conectiva.com 

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