Debian Security Advisory

DLA-712-1 gst-plugins-bad0.10 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
19 Nov 2016
Affected Packages:
gst-plugins-bad0.10
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-9445, CVE-2016-9446, CVE-2016-9447.
More information:
  • CVE-2016-9445 / CVE-2016-9446

    Chris Evans discovered that the GStreamer plugin to decode VMware screen capture files allowed the execution of arbitrary code. He also found that an initialized buffer may lead into memory disclosure.

  • CVE-2016-9447

    Chris Evans discovered that the GStreamer 0.10 plugin to decode NES Sound Format files allowed the execution of arbitrary code.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.10.23-7.1+deb7u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your gst-plugins-bad0.10 packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS