GLSA-201512-07 : GStreamer: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201512-07
(GStreamer: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

A buffer overflow vulnerability has been found in the parsing of H.264
formatted video.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted H.264
formatted video using an application linked against GStreamer, possibly
resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the
process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201512-07

Solution :

All GStreamer users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/gstreamer-1.4.5'

Risk factor :

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

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87707 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0797

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