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Security update for sox

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(Last modified: 21JUL2004)


solutions Security update for sox SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (5cf776b56f244a371bbf29c4a68630b8)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0

Package: sox
Release: 20040721
Obsoletes: none

Indications

This update should be installed.

Problem description

Buffer overflows in 'sox' and 'play' have been fixed that could be
exploited by playing specially crafted .wav files. (CAN-2004-0557)

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh sox.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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