Scientific Linux Security Update : gstreamer1-plugins-bad-free on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96330


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


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.

- 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, gstreamer1-plugins-bad-free-debuginfo and / or gstreamer1-plugins-bad-free-devel packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96330

File Name: sl_20170105_gstreamer1_plugins_bad_free_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/01/06

Modified: 2017/01/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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


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: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/05

Reference Information

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