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Old 08-11-2004, 05:21 AM   #1
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[slackware-security] sox (SSA:2004-223-03)

New sox packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, and -current
to fix buffer overflow security issues that could allow a malicious WAV file
to execute arbitrary code.

Here are the details from the Slackware 10.0 ChangeLog:
Sat Aug 7 17:17:20 AKDT 2004
patches/packages/sox-12.17.4-i486-3.tgz: Patched buffer overflows
that could allow a malicious WAV file to execute arbitrary code.
(* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

Updated package for Slackware 8.1:

Updated package for Slackware 9.0:

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 8.1 package:
08b8e2ba8d34b959c18130bbb44c2fcd sox-12.17.4-i386-3.tgz

Slackware 9.0 package:
3a206a1a0688b4bfd0f464bb40128339 sox-12.17.4-i386-3.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package:
13beadd4d7e48c19af71e3ffb6a0578e sox-12.17.4-i486-3.tgz

Slackware 10.0 package:
71919b40bcb0a6f3fc3c9361e0cdbc6f sox-12.17.4-i486-3.tgz

Slackware -current package:
71919b40bcb0a6f3fc3c9361e0cdbc6f sox-12.17.4-i486-3.tgz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg sox-12.17.4-i486-3.tgz


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Old 08-11-2004, 06:02 AM   #2
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