RHEL 7 : gstreamer1-plugins-bad-free (RHSA-2017:0021)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

An update for gstreamer1-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 gstreamer1-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)

* Multiple flaws were discovered in GStreamer's H.264 and MPEG-TS
plug-ins. A remote attacker could use these flaws to cause an
application using GStreamer to crash. (CVE-2016-9809, CVE-2016-9812,

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected gstreamer1-plugins-bad-free,
gstreamer1-plugins-bad-free-debuginfo and / or
gstreamer1-plugins-bad-free-devel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96313 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9445

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