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Bug 1759 - /usr/bin/play is a shell script which can be exploited via mime types
Summary: /usr/bin/play is a shell script which can be exploited via mime types
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: sox
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mike Maher
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-03-24 21:46 UTC by Preston Brown
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-04-01 22:37:09 UTC

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Description Preston Brown 1999-03-24 21:46:38 UTC
/usr/bin/play doesn't properly quote its arguments, and when
fed a properly crafted 'audio file', could do some nasty
things to your system as the user it is being run as.

Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 1999-03-24 22:18:59 UTC
assigned to mike

Comment 2 Mike Maher 1999-04-01 22:37:59 UTC
This problem is fixed and in the tree.

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