Oracle Linux 7 : gstreamer-plugins-bad-free (ELSA-2024-0279)

high Nessus Plugin ID 189202


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.


The remote Oracle Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ELSA-2024-0279 advisory.

- MXF demuxer use-after-free vulnerability [fedora-all] (CVE-2023-44446)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected gstreamer-plugins-bad-free, gstreamer-plugins-bad-free-devel and / or gstreamer-plugins-bad-free- devel-docs packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 189202

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2024-0279.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/18/2024

Updated: 1/18/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-44446


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:gstreamer-plugins-bad-free-devel, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7, cpe:/a:oracle:linux:7::latest, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:gstreamer-plugins-bad-free-devel-docs, cpe:/a:oracle:linux:7::optional_latest, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:gstreamer-plugins-bad-free, cpe:/a:oracle:linux:7:9:patch

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/18/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/14/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-44446