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Fedora Core 1 2004-235: sox

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the sox package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2004-235 (sox).

SoX (Sound eXchange) is a sound file format converter SoX can convert
between many different digitized sound formats and perform simple
sound manipulation functions, including sound effects.

Update Information:

Updated sox packages that fix buffer overflows in the WAV file handling
code are now available.

Buffer overflows existed in the parsing of WAV file header fields. It
was possible that a malicious WAV file could have caused arbitrary code to
be executed when the file was played or converted.


Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/updates/FEDORA-2004-235.shtml
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 10819

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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