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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-5842: GStreamer plug-ins: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-5842: GStreamer plug-ins: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/09/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

The html_context_handle_element function in gst/subparse/samiparse.c in gst-plugins-base in GStreamer before 1.10.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) via a crafted SMI file, as demonstrated by OneNote_Manager.smi.

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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