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CVE-2021-23172

Published: 25 August 2022

A vulnerability was found in SoX, where a heap-buffer-overflow occurs in function startread() in hcom.c file. The vulnerability is exploitable with a crafted hcomn file, that could cause an application to crash.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

5.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
sox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (14.4.2-3ubuntu0.18.04.2)
focal
Released (14.4.2+git20190427-2+deb11u1build0.20.04.1)
jammy
Released (14.4.2+git20190427-2+deb11u1build0.22.04.1)
kinetic
Released (14.4.2+git20190427-3ubuntu0.1)
lunar Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
mantic Needs triage

trusty
Released (14.4.1-3ubuntu1.1+esm2)
Available with Ubuntu Pro or Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only)
upstream Needs triage

xenial
Released (14.4.1-5+deb8u4ubuntu0.1+esm1)
Available with Ubuntu Pro

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 5.5
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H