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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated gstreamer-plugins-base packages that fix a security issue are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
GStreamer is a streaming media framework based on graphs of filters
which operate on media data. GStreamer Base Plug-ins is a collection
of well-maintained base plug-ins.
An integer overflow flaw which caused a heap-based buffer overflow was
discovered in the Vorbis comment tags reader. An attacker could create
a carefully-crafted Vorbis file that would cause an application using
GStreamer to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code if opened
by a victim. (CVE-2009-0586)
All users of gstreamer-plugins-base are advised to upgrade to these
updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this
issue. After installing this update, all applications using GStreamer
(such as Totem or Rhythmbox) must be restarted for the changes to take
See also :
Update the affected gstreamer-plugins-base and / or
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 36099 ()
Bugtraq ID: 34100
CVE ID: CVE-2009-0586
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