RHEL 7 : gstreamer-plugins-bad-free (RHSA-2017:0018)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

An update for gstreamer-plugins-bad-free is now available for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

GStreamer is a streaming media framework based on graphs of filters
which operate on media data. The gstreamer-plugins-bad-free package
contains a collection of plug-ins for GStreamer.

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)

* An out-of-bounds heap read flaw was found in GStreamer's H.264
parser. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause an application
using GStreamer to crash. (CVE-2016-9809)

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

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-9445.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-9447.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-9809.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0018.html

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96310 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9445
CVE-2016-9447
CVE-2016-9809

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