Oracle Linux 7 : gstreamer1-plugins-bad-free (ELSA-2017-0021)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96329


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2017:0021 :

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)


Update the affected gstreamer1-plugins-bad-free packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96329

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-0021.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/01/06

Modified: 2017/01/23

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:oracle:linux:gstreamer1-plugins-bad-free, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:gstreamer1-plugins-bad-free-devel, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/05

Reference Information

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

OSVDB: 147530, 147995, 147996, 148099

RHSA: 2017:0021