SoX 14.4.2 fft4g.c bitrv2 Argument memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in SoX 14.4.2. It has been classified as critical. Affected is the function bitrv2 of the file fft4g.c. The manipulation as part of a Argument leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

An issue was discovered in SoX 14.4.2. One of the arguments to bitrv2 in fft4g.c is not guarded, such that it can lead to write access outside of the statically declared array, aka a stack-based buffer overflow.

The bug was discovered 02/07/2019. The weakness was published 02/15/2019 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at lists.debian.org. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2019-8356 since 02/15/2019. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 8 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 176957 (Debian Security Update for sox (DLA 1808-1)).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
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Advisory: USN-4079-1
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2019-8356 (🔍)

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Created: 02/16/2019 02:30 PM
Updated: 07/10/2023 03:22 PM
Changes: 02/16/2019 02:30 PM (58), 05/10/2020 06:56 PM (2), 07/10/2023 03:22 PM (3)
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