Ubuntu USN-735-1 (gst-plugins-base0.10)

Published: 2009-03-19 23:52:38
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Technical Details:
It was discovered that the Base64 decoding functions in GStreamer Base Plugins did not properly handle large images in Vorbis file tags. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted Vorbis file, an attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to gst-plugins-base0.10 announced via advisory USN-735-1.

Recommendations:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the following Linux Distribution Package versions: Ubuntu 8.10: gstreamer0.10-plugins-base 0.10.21-3ubuntu0.1 In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=USN-735-1

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0586
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0585
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0135
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0136
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-4564
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0538
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2004-2761

References:

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-735-1/

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3

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