GStreamer Good Plug-ins gst_qtp_trak_handler() code execution

gstreamer-gstqtptrakhandler-code-exec (48181) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

GStreamer Good Plug-ins could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an array indexing error in the gst_qtp_trak_handler() function in qtdemux.c when parsing the stss atom. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted QuickTime media file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to corrupt memory and possibly execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable system.

Note: Other applications that use GStreamer, such as Songbird, Totem and Amarok may also be affected by this vulnerability.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6.8
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of GStreamer (0.10.12 or later), available from the GStreamer GIT Repository. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • GStreamer gst-plugins-good 0.6.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 Desktop

Reported:

Jan 22, 2009

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