USN-736-1: GStreamer Good Plugins vulnerabilities

16 March 2009

gst-plugins-good0.10 vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 8.10
  • Ubuntu 8.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 7.10

Software Description

  • gst-plugins-good0.10

Details

It was discovered that GStreamer Good Plugins did not correctly handle malformed Composition Time To Sample (ctts) atom data in Quicktime (mov) movie files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted mov file, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2009-0386)

It was discovered that GStreamer Good Plugins did not correctly handle malformed Sync Sample (aka stss) atom data in Quicktime (mov) movie files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted mov file, an attacker could cause a denial of service via application crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2009-0387)

It was discovered that GStreamer Good Plugins did not correctly handle malformed Time-to-sample (aka stts) atom data in Quicktime (mov) movie files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted mov file, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2009-0397)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 8.10
gstreamer0.10-plugins-good - 0.10.10.4-1ubuntu1.1
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS
gstreamer0.10-plugins-good - 0.10.7-3ubuntu0.2
Ubuntu 7.10
gstreamer0.10-plugins-good - 0.10.6-0ubuntu4.2

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes.

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