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USN-735-1: GStreamer Base Plugins vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/14/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Integer overflow in the gst_vorbis_tag_add_coverart function (gst-libs/gst/tag/gstvorbistag.c) in vorbistag in gst-plugins-base (aka gstreamer-plugins-base) before 0.10.23 in GStreamer allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted COVERART tag that is converted from a base64 representation, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-gstreamer0-10-plugins-base

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