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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   GStreamer Vendors:   Freedesktop.org
GStreamer Stack Overflow (libmodplug) in Processing S3M Files Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1025480
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1025480
CVE Reference:   CVE-2011-1574   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 2 2011
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in GStreamer. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted S3M file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a stack overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The vulnerability resides in 'libmodplug'.

The original advisory is available at:

https://www.sec-consult.com/files/20110407-0_libmodplug_stackoverflow.txt

M. Lucinskij and P. Tumenas of SEC Consult reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (GStreamer Good Plugins 0.10.28).
Vendor URL:  gstreamer.freedesktop.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
May 2 2011 (Red Hat Issues Fix) GStreamer Stack Overflow (libmodplug) in Processing S3M Files Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.



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