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CVE-2021-40426

Published: 14 April 2022

A heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the sphere.c start_read() functionality of Sound Exchange libsox 14.4.2 and master commit 42b3557e. A specially-crafted file can lead to a heap buffer overflow. An attacker can provide a malicious file to trigger this vulnerability.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

8.8

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)
impish Ignored
(end of life)
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 8.8
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H