openSUSE Security Update : gstreamer-plugins-base (openSUSE-2017-301)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for gstreamer-plugins-base fixes the following security
issues :

- A crafted AVI file could have caused a floating point
exception leading to DoS (bsc#1024076, CVE-2017-5837,
bsc#1024079, CVE-2017-5844)

- A crafted AVI file could have caused a stack overflow
leading to DoS (bsc#1024047, CVE-2017-5839)

- A crafted SAMI subtitle file could have caused an
invalid memory access possibly leading to DoS or
corruption (bsc#1024041, CVE-2017-5842)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1024041
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1024047
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1024076
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1024079

Solution :

Update the affected gstreamer-plugins-base packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97458 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-5837
CVE-2017-5839
CVE-2017-5842
CVE-2017-5844

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