Oracle Linux 4 : gstreamer-plugins (ELSA-2011-1264)

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Synopsis :

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2011:1264 :

Updated gstreamer-plugins packages that fix multiple security issues
are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for
each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

The gstreamer-plugins packages contain plug-ins used by the GStreamer
streaming-media framework to support a wide variety of media formats.

An integer overflow flaw, a boundary error, and multiple off-by-one
flaws were found in various ModPlug music file format library
(libmodplug) modules, embedded in GStreamer. An attacker could create
specially-crafted music files that, when played by a victim, would
cause applications using GStreamer to crash or, potentially, execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2011-2911, CVE-2011-2912, CVE-2011-2913,
CVE-2011-2914, CVE-2011-2915)

All users of gstreamer-plugins are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues.
After installing the update, all applications using GStreamer (such as
Rhythmbox) must be restarted for the changes to take effect.

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2011-September/002347.html

Solution :

Update the affected gstreamer-plugins packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 68345 ()

Bugtraq ID: 48979

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2911
CVE-2011-2912
CVE-2011-2913
CVE-2011-2914
CVE-2011-2915