RHEL 5 : gstreamer-plugins-good (RHSA-2009:1123)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Updated gstreamer-plugins-good packages that fix multiple security
issues 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 Good Plug-ins is a collection
of well-supported, good quality GStreamer plug-ins.

Multiple integer overflow flaws, that could lead to a buffer overflow,
were found in the GStreamer Good Plug-ins PNG decoding handler. An
attacker could create a specially-crafted PNG file that would cause an
application using the GStreamer Good Plug-ins library to crash or,
potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running the
application when parsed. (CVE-2009-1932)

All users of gstreamer-plugins-good are advised to upgrade to these
updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct these
issues. After installing the update, all applications using GStreamer
Good Plug-ins (such as some media playing applications) must be
restarted for the changes to take effect.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-1932.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1123.html

Solution :

Update the affected gstreamer-plugins-good and / or
gstreamer-plugins-good-devel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 39526 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1932