CVE-2016-9446 log

Source
Severity Low
Remote Yes
Type Information disclosure
Description
An information disclosure vulnerability has been discovered in the render canvas functionality of gst-plugins-bad due to the lack of initializing the returned heap area of g_malloc(). An example for the information leak would be thumbnailing a simple 1 frame vmnc movie that does not draw to the allocated render canvas at all.
This could be a problem for anyone using gstreamer in a server environment to provide a thumbnailing services.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-76 gst-plugins-bad 1.10.0-1 1.10.2-2 High Fixed
Date Advisory Group Package Severity Description
02 Jan 2017 ASA-201701-3 AVG-76 gst-plugins-bad High multiple issues
References
https://scarybeastsecurity.blogspot.de/2016/11/0day-poc-risky-design-decisions-in.html
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/gstreamer/gst-plugins-bad/commit/gst/vmnc/vmncdec.c?id=4cb1bcf1422bbcd79c0f683edb7ee85e3f7a31fe
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=774533