RHEL 6 : gstreamer-plugins-good (RHSA-2016:2975)

High Nessus Plugin ID 96040


The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


An update for gstreamer-plugins-good is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. 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-good packages contain a collection of well-supported plug-ins of good quality and under the LGPL license.

Security Fix(es) :

* Multiple flaws were discovered in GStreamer's FLC/FLI/FLX media file format decoding plug-in. A remote attacker could use these flaws to cause an application using GStreamer to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application. (CVE-2016-9634, CVE-2016-9635, CVE-2016-9636, CVE-2016-9808)

* An invalid memory read access flaw was found in GStreamer's FLC/FLI/FLX media file format decoding plug-in. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause an application using GStreamer to crash.

Note: This updates removes the vulnerable FLC/FLI/FLX plug-in.


Update the affected gstreamer-plugins-good, gstreamer-plugins-good-debuginfo and / or gstreamer-plugins-good-devel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96040

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2016-2975.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/12/21

Modified: 2017/02/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

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


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:redhat:enterprise_linux:gstreamer-plugins-good, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:gstreamer-plugins-good-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:gstreamer-plugins-good-devel, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9634, CVE-2016-9635, CVE-2016-9636, CVE-2016-9807, CVE-2016-9808

OSVDB: 147688, 148101

RHSA: 2016:2975