RHSA-2009:0271-01 Important: gstreamer-plugins-good security update
Posted on: 02/06/2009 03:10 PM

A new update is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Here the announcement:

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: gstreamer-plugins-good security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2009:0271-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0271.html
Issue date: 2009-02-06
CVE Names: CVE-2009-0386 CVE-2009-0387 CVE-2009-0397
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1. Summary:

Updated gstreamer-plugins-good packages that fix several security issues
are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64
RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server) - i386, ia64, ppc, s390x, x86_64

3. Description:

GStreamer is a streaming media framework, based on graphs of filters which
operate on media data. GStreamer Good Plug-ins is a collection of
well-supported, GStreamer plug-ins of good quality released under the LGPL
license.

Multiple heap buffer overflows and an array indexing error were found in
the GStreamer's QuickTime media file format decoding plugin. An attacker
could create a carefully-crafted QuickTime media .mov file that would cause
an application using GStreamer to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary
code if played by a victim. (CVE-2009-0386, CVE-2009-0387, CVE-2009-0397)

All users of gstreamer-plugins-good are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. After
installing the update, all applications using GStreamer (such as totem or
rhythmbox) must be restarted for the changes to take effect.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-11259

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

481267 - CVE-2009-0397 gstreamer-plugins, gstreamer-plugins-good: heap-based buffer overflow while parsing malformed QuickTime media files via crafted Time-to-sample (stss) atom data
483736 - CVE-2009-0386 gstreamer-plugins-good: heap-based buffer overflow while parsing malformed QuickTime media files via crafted Composition Time To Sample (aka ctts) atom data
483737 - CVE-2009-0387 gstreamer-plugins-good: Array index error while parsing malformed QuickTime media files via crafted Sync Sample (aka stss) atom data

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Client/en/os/SRPMS/gstreamer-plugins-good-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.src.rpm

i386:
gstreamer-plugins-good-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.i386.rpm
gstreamer-plugins-good-debuginfo-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.i386.rpm

x86_64:
gstreamer-plugins-good-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.x86_64.rpm
gstreamer-plugins-good-debuginfo-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.x86_64.rpm

RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Client/en/os/SRPMS/gstreamer-plugins-good-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.src.rpm

i386:
gstreamer-plugins-good-debuginfo-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.i386.rpm
gstreamer-plugins-good-devel-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.i386.rpm

x86_64:
gstreamer-plugins-good-debuginfo-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.i386.rpm
gstreamer-plugins-good-debuginfo-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.x86_64.rpm
gstreamer-plugins-good-devel-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.i386.rpm
gstreamer-plugins-good-devel-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Server/en/os/SRPMS/gstreamer-plugins-good-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.src.rpm

i386:
gstreamer-plugins-good-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.i386.rpm
gstreamer-plugins-good-debuginfo-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.i386.rpm
gstreamer-plugins-good-devel-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.i386.rpm

ia64:
gstreamer-plugins-good-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.ia64.rpm
gstreamer-plugins-good-debuginfo-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.ia64.rpm
gstreamer-plugins-good-devel-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.ia64.rpm

ppc:
gstreamer-plugins-good-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.ppc.rpm
gstreamer-plugins-good-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.ppc64.rpm
gstreamer-plugins-good-debuginfo-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.ppc.rpm
gstreamer-plugins-good-debuginfo-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.ppc64.rpm
gstreamer-plugins-good-devel-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.ppc.rpm
gstreamer-plugins-good-devel-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.ppc64.rpm

s390x:
gstreamer-plugins-good-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.s390x.rpm
gstreamer-plugins-good-debuginfo-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.s390.rpm
gstreamer-plugins-good-debuginfo-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.s390x.rpm
gstreamer-plugins-good-devel-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.s390.rpm
gstreamer-plugins-good-devel-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
gstreamer-plugins-good-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.x86_64.rpm
gstreamer-plugins-good-debuginfo-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.i386.rpm
gstreamer-plugins-good-debuginfo-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.x86_64.rpm
gstreamer-plugins-good-devel-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.i386.rpm
gstreamer-plugins-good-devel-0.10.9-1.el5_3.1.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0386
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0387
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0397
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is lt;secalert@redhat.comgt;. More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2009 Red Hat, Inc.
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