CVE-2017-5843

NameCVE-2017-5843
DescriptionMultiple use-after-free vulnerabilities in the (1) gst_mini_object_unref, (2) gst_tag_list_unref, and (3) gst_mxf_demux_update_essence_tracks functions in GStreamer before 1.10.3 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via vectors involving stream tags, as demonstrated by 02785736.mxf.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-830-1, DSA-3818-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gst-plugins-bad0.10 (PTS)wheezy0.10.23-7.1+deb7u2vulnerable
wheezy (security)0.10.23-7.1+deb7u5fixed
jessie (security), jessie0.10.23-7.4+deb8u2vulnerable
gst-plugins-bad1.0 (PTS)jessie (security), jessie1.4.4-2.1+deb8u2fixed
stretch, sid1.10.4-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gst-plugins-bad0.10source(unstable)(unfixed)low
gst-plugins-bad0.10sourcewheezy0.10.23-7.1+deb7u5mediumDLA-830-1
gst-plugins-bad1.0source(unstable)1.10.3-1medium
gst-plugins-bad1.0sourcejessie1.4.4-2.1+deb8u2mediumDSA-3818-1

Notes

[jessie] - gst-plugins-bad0.10 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/02/01/7
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=777503

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