GLSA 201705-10: GStreamer plug-ins: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

Severity:normal
Title:GStreamer plug-ins: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
Date:05/18/2017
Bugs: #600142, #601354
ID:201705-10

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in various GStreamer plug-ins, the worst of which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

Background

The GStreamer plug-ins provide decoders to the GStreamer open source media framework.

Affected packages

Package Vulnerable Unaffected Architecture(s)
media-libs/gst-plugins-ugly < 1.10.3 >= 1.10.3 All supported architectures
media-libs/gst-plugins-base < 1.10.3 >= 1.10.3 All supported architectures
media-libs/gst-plugins-good < 1.10.3 >= 1.10.3 All supported architectures
media-libs/gst-plugins-bad < 1.10.3 >= 1.10.3 All supported architectures

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in various GStreamer plug-ins. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user or automated system using a GStreamer plug-in to process a specially crafted file, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All gst-plugins-bad users should upgrade to the latest version:

      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
      ">=media-libs/gst-plugins-bad-1.10.3:1.0"
    

All gst-plugins-good users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/gst-plugins-good-1.10.3:1.0"

All gst-plugins-base users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/gst-plugins-base-1.10.3:1.0"

All gst-plugins-ugly users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/gst-plugins-ugly-1.10.3:1.0"

References

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201705-10.xml

Concerns?

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License

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