CVE-2017-18189 (retired)

In the startread function in xa.c in Sound eXchange (SoX) through 14.4.2, a
corrupt header specifying zero channels triggers an infinite loop with a
resultant NULL pointer dereference, which may allow a remote attacker to
cause a denial-of-service.
Source: sox (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (14.4.2-2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (14.4.1-3ubuntu1.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (14.4.1-5ubuntu0.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (14.4.2-3)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (14.4.2-3)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (14.4.2-3)
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Updated: 2019-03-26 12:25:27 UTC (commit ccdecfcf0fead22bd291e5f4ea745a46872dcb15)