libsox-fmt-alsa - SoX alsa format I/O library

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Updates Universe amd64
Package filename libsox-fmt-alsa_14.4.1-5+deb8u4ubuntu0.1_amd64.deb
Package name libsox-fmt-alsa
Package version 14.4.1
Package release 5+deb8u4ubuntu0.1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category universe/sound
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 7.09 KB
Installed size 71.00 KB
SoX is the swiss army knife of sound processing.
This package contains the SoX alsa format I/O library.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libsox-fmt-alsa_14.4.1-5+deb8u4ubuntu0.1_i386.deb 14.4.1 i386 Ubuntu Updates Universe
libsox-fmt-alsa_14.4.1-5_i386.deb 14.4.1 i386 Ubuntu Universe
libsox-fmt-alsa_14.4.1-5_amd64.deb 14.4.1 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
libsox-fmt-alsa - - -


Name Value
libasound2 >= 1.0.16
libc6 >= 2.4
libsox2 >= 14.4.0


Type URL
Binary Package libsox-fmt-alsa_14.4.1-5+deb8u4ubuntu0.1_amd64.deb
Source Package sox

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libsox-fmt-alsa deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libsox-fmt-alsa




2019-07-29 - Eduardo Barretto <>
sox (14.4.1-5+deb8u4ubuntu0.1) xenial-security; urgency=medium
* SECURITY UPDATE: Merge from Debian
- Fixes:
- CVE-2019-8354
- CVE-2019-8356
- CVE-2019-8357
- Fixes overwritten by Debian:
- CVE-2017-11332
- CVE-2017-11358
- CVE-2017-11359
- CVE-2017-15370
- CVE-2017-15371
- CVE-2017-15372
- CVE-2017-15642
- CVE-2017-18189
- Ignored Debian's "override_dh_strip" in debian/rules as this change was
made by mistake
2019-05-10 - Emilio Pozuelo Monfort <>
sox (14.4.1-5+deb8u4) jessie-security; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload by the LTS Team.
* CVE-2019-8354, CVE-2019-8355: buffer overflow in valloc functions.
* CVE-2019-8356: stack-based buffer overflow in bitrv2().
* CVE-2019-8357: NULL pointer dereference in lsx_make_lpf().
2019-03-05 - Hugo Lefeuvre <>
sox (14.4.1-5+deb8u3) jessie-security; urgency=high
* Non-maintainer upload by the LTS Team.
* CVE-2017-15371: reachable assertion in sox_append_comment() (formats.c)
(Closes: #878809).
* CVE-2017-11359: divide-by-zero error wavwritehdr function (wav.c)
(Closes: #870328).
* CVE-2017-11332: divide-by-zero error in startread function (wav.c).
* CVE-2017-11358: invalid memory read in read_samples function (hcom.c).
2019-02-28 - Hugo Lefeuvre <>
sox (14.4.1-5+deb8u2) jessie-security; urgency=high
* Non-maintainer upload by the LTS Team.
* CVE-2017-15370: heap-based buffer overflow in the ImaExpandS function
of ima_rw.c (Closes: #878810).
* CVE-2017-15372: stack-based buffer overflow in the
lsx_ms_adpcm_block_expand_i function of adpcm.c (Closes: #878808).
* CVE-2017-18189: null pointer dereference caused by corrupt header
specifying zero channels, sending read_channels() into an infinite loop
(Closes: #881121).
* CVE-2017-15642: use-after-free in output_message, triggered by crafted
aiff file (Closes: #882144).
2019-02-24 - Adrian Bunk <>
sox (14.4.1-5+deb8u1) jessie-security; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Add patches for CVE-2014-8145 to series file and really apply fixes.
Thanks to Mike Salvatore for spotting the issue. (Closes: #773720)

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