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1.76.  gstreamer-plugins-base

1.76.1.  RHSA-2009:0352: Moderate security update


This update has already been released (prior to the GA of this release) as the security errata RHSA-2009:0352
Updated gstreamer-plugins-base packages that fix a security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.
GStreamer is a streaming media framework based on graphs of filters which operate on media data. GStreamer Base Plug-ins is a collection of well-maintained base plug-ins.
An integer overflow flaw which caused a heap-based buffer overflow was discovered in the Vorbis comment tags reader. An attacker could create a carefully-crafted Vorbis file that would cause an application using GStreamer to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code if opened by a victim. (CVE-2009-0586)
All users of gstreamer-plugins-base are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue. After installing this update, all applications using GStreamer (such as Totem or Rhythmbox) must be restarted for the changes to take effect.

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