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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-9446: GStreamer plug-ins: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-9446: GStreamer plug-ins: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
01/23/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

The vmnc decoder in the gstreamer does not initialize the render canvas, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information as demonstrated by thumbnailing a simple 1 frame vmnc movie that does not draw to the allocated render canvas.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-media-libs-gst-plugins-bad
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-media-libs-gst-plugins-base
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-media-libs-gst-plugins-good
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-media-libs-gst-plugins-ugly

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