Virtuozzo 7 : gstreamer-plugins-bad-free / etc (VZLSA-2017-0018)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101401
SynopsisThe remote Virtuozzo host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAn 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.
Note that Tenable Network Security has attempted to extract the preceding description block directly from the corresponding Red Hat security advisory. Virtuozzo provides no description for VZLSA advisories. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected gstreamer-plugins-bad-free / etc package.