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Family: Mandrake Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

MDKSA-2004:076: sox Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the sox package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:076 (sox).

Ulf Harnhammar discovered two buffer overflows in SoX. They occur when the sox
or play commands handle malicious .WAV files.
Versions 12.17.4, 12.17.3 and 12.17.2 are vulnerable to these overflows.
12.17.1, 12.17 and 12.16 are some versions that are not.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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