GLSA-201702-02 : RTMPDump: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96996


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201702-02 (RTMPDump: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in RTMPDump.
The following is a list of vulnerabilities fixed:
Additional decode input size checks Ignore zero-length packets Potential integer overflow in RTMPPacket_Alloc().
Obsolete RTMPPacket_Free() call left over from original C++ to C rewrite AMFProp_GetObject must make sure the prop is actually an object Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted media flash file using RTMPDump. This could possibly result in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All RTMPDump users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-video/rtmpdump-2.4_p20161210'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96996

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201702-02.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/02/06

Modified: 2017/02/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:rtmpdump, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/06

Reference Information

GLSA: 201702-02