Scientific Linux Security Update : gstreamer-plugins-bad-free on SL6.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- An integer overflow flaw, leading to a heap-based buffer
overflow, was found in GStreamer's VMware VMnc video
file format decoding plug-in. A remote attacker could
use this flaw to cause an application using GStreamer to
crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running the application.
(CVE-2016-9445)

- A memory corruption flaw was found in GStreamer's
Nintendo NSF music file format decoding plug-in. A
remote attacker could use this flaw to cause an
application using GStreamer to crash or, potentially,
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user
running the application. (CVE-2016-9447)

Note: This updates removes the vulnerable Nintendo NSF plug-in.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b29ea747

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96041 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9445
CVE-2016-9447

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