USN-736-1: GStreamer Good Plugins vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-736-1

16th 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 version:

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.

References

CVE-2009-0386, CVE-2009-0387, CVE-2009-0397