Ubuntu 8.10 : gst-plugins-base0.10 vulnerability (USN-735-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

It was discovered that the Base64 decoding functions in GStreamer Base
Plugins did not properly handle large images in Vorbis file tags. If a
user were tricked into opening a specially crafted Vorbis file, an
attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37364 ()

Bugtraq ID: 34100

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0586