GLSA-201702-02 : RTMPDump: Multiple vulnerabilities

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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-201702-02
(RTMPDump: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in RTMPDump.
The following is a list of vulnerabilities fixed:
Additional decode input size checks
Ignore zero-length packets
Potential integer overflow in RTMPPacket_Alloc().
Obsolete RTMPPacket_Free() call left over from original C++ to C
rewrite
AMFProp_GetObject must make sure the prop is actually an object

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted media
flash file using RTMPDump. This could possibly result in the 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 :

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/12/30/1
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201702-02

Solution :

All RTMPDump users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=media-video/rtmpdump-2.4_p20161210'

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96996 ()

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