USN-3244-1: GStreamer Base Plugins vulnerabilities
27 March 2017
GStreamer Base Plugins could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
- gst-plugins-base0.10 - GStreamer Plugins
- gst-plugins-base1.0 - GStreamer Plugins
Hanno Böck discovered that GStreamer Base Plugins did not correctly handle
certain malformed media files. If a user were tricked into opening a
crafted media file with a GStreamer application, an attacker could cause a
denial of service via application crash.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.