Virtuozzo 7 : gstreamer1-plugins-bad-free / etc (VZLSA-2017-0021)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101404


The remote Virtuozzo host is missing a security update.


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, CVE-2016-9813)

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.


Update the affected gstreamer1-plugins-bad-free / etc package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 101404

File Name: Virtuozzo_VZLSA-2017-0021.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/07/13

Modified: 2017/07/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:gstreamer1-plugins-bad-free, p-cpe:/a:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:gstreamer1-plugins-bad-free-devel, cpe:/o:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Virtuozzo/release, Host/Virtuozzo/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9445, CVE-2016-9809, CVE-2016-9812, CVE-2016-9813

OSVDB: 147530, 147995, 147996, 148099