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A SoX security update has been released for Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ESM, 16.04 ESM, 18.04 LTS, 20.04 LTS, 22.04 LTS, and 22.10.



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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5904-1
March 02, 2023

sox vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 22.10
- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in SoX.

Software Description:
- sox: Swiss army knife of sound processing

Details:

Helmut Grohne discovered that SoX incorrectly handled certain inputs. If a
user or an automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted
input file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a
denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS,
and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. (CVE-2019-13590)

Helmut Grohne discovered that SoX incorrectly handled certain inputs. If a
user or an automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted
input file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a
denial of service. (CVE-2021-23159, CVE-2021-23172, CVE-2021-23210,
CVE-2021-33844, CVE-2021-3643, CVE-2021-40426, CVE-2022-31650, and
CVE-2022-31651)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 22.10:
libsox3 14.4.2+git20190427-3ubuntu0.1
sox 14.4.2+git20190427-3ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
libsox3 14.4.2+git20190427-2+deb11u1build0.22.04.1
sox 14.4.2+git20190427-2+deb11u1build0.22.04.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
libsox3 14.4.2+git20190427-2+deb11u1build0.20.04.1
sox 14.4.2+git20190427-2+deb11u1build0.20.04.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
libsox3 14.4.2-3ubuntu0.18.04.2
sox 14.4.2-3ubuntu0.18.04.2

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
libsox2 14.4.1-5+deb8u4ubuntu0.1+esm1
sox 14.4.1-5+deb8u4ubuntu0.1+esm1

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
libsox2 14.4.1-3ubuntu1.1+esm2
sox 14.4.1-3ubuntu1.1+esm2

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5904-1
CVE-2019-13590, CVE-2021-23159, CVE-2021-23172, CVE-2021-23210,
CVE-2021-33844, CVE-2021-3643, CVE-2021-40426, CVE-2022-31650,
CVE-2022-31651

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sox/14.4.2+git20190427-3ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sox/14.4.2+git20190427-2+deb11u1build0.22.04.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sox/14.4.2+git20190427-2+deb11u1build0.20.04.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sox/14.4.2-3ubuntu0.18.04.2