GLSA-201705-10 : GStreamer plug-ins: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

High Nessus Plugin ID 100263


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201705-10 (GStreamer plug-ins: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in various GStreamer plug-ins. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user or automated system using a GStreamer plug-in to process a specially crafted file, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All gst-plugins-bad users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/gst-plugins-bad-1.10.3:1.0' All gst-plugins-good users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/gst-plugins-good-1.10.3:1.0' All gst-plugins-base users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/gst-plugins-base-1.10.3:1.0' All gst-plugins-ugly users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/gst-plugins-ugly-1.10.3:1.0'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100263

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201705-10.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/05/18

Modified: 2017/05/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:gst-plugins-bad, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:gst-plugins-base, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:gst-plugins-good, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:gst-plugins-ugly, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10198, CVE-2016-10199, CVE-2016-9445, CVE-2016-9446, CVE-2016-9447, CVE-2016-9634, CVE-2016-9635, CVE-2016-9636, CVE-2016-9807, CVE-2016-9808, CVE-2016-9809, CVE-2016-9810, CVE-2016-9811, CVE-2016-9812, CVE-2016-9813, CVE-2017-5837, CVE-2017-5838, CVE-2017-5839, CVE-2017-5840, CVE-2017-5841, CVE-2017-5842, CVE-2017-5843, CVE-2017-5844, CVE-2017-5845, CVE-2017-5846, CVE-2017-5847, CVE-2017-5848

GLSA: 201705-10