Executive Summary

Name MDVSA-2015:015 First vendor Publication 2015-01-08
Vendor Mandriva Last vendor Modification 2015-01-08
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 7.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Updated sox packages fix security vulnerability:

The sox command line tool is affected by two heap-based buffer overflows, respectively located in functions start_read() and AdpcmReadBlock(). A specially crafted wav file can be used to trigger the vulnerabilities (CVE-2014-8145).

Original Source

Url : http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:015

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28515
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28515
Title: DSA-3112-1 -- sox security update
Description: Michele Spagnuolo of the Google Security Team dicovered two heap-based buffer overflows in SoX, the Swiss Army knife of sound processing programs. A specially crafted wav file could cause an application using SoX to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): DSA-3112-1
Version: 3
Platform(s): Debian GNU/Linux 7.0
Debian GNU/kFreeBSD 7.0
Product(s): sox
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Os 2
Os 1

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2016-12-12 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201612-30.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-07-24 Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
File : freebsd_pkg_92cda47030cb11e5a4a5002590263bf5.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-03-26 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-128.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-02-24 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2015-1943.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-01-09 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2015-015.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-12-26 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-3112.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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Date Informations
2015-01-10 13:23:27
  • Multiple Updates
2015-01-08 17:24:36
  • First insertion