Debian Security Advisory

DLA-830-1 gst-plugins-bad0.10 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
18 Feb 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-5843, CVE-2017-5848.
More information:

Some memory management issues were found in the GStreamer bad plugins:

  • CVE-2017-5843

    A use after free issue was found in the mxfdemux element, which can can be triggered via a maliciously crafted file.

  • CVE-2017-5848

    The psdemux was vulnerable to several invalid reads, which could be triggered via a maliciously crafted file.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.10.23-7.1+deb7u5.

We recommend that you upgrade your gst-plugins-bad0.10 packages.

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