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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-9446

The vmnc decoder in the gstreamer does not initialize the render canvas, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information as demonstrated by thumbnailing a simple 1 frame vmnc movie that does not draw to the allocated render canvas.
Publish Date : 2017-01-23 Last Update Date : 2021-11-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 665

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2017:2060: GStreamer security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20172060 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-9446

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 35 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Gstreamer Project Gstreamer * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Eus 7.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Eus 7.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Eus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Eus 7.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 7.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 7.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Tus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Tus 7.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Fedoraproject Fedora 1
Gstreamer Project Gstreamer 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Eus 4
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 3
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Tus 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 1

- References For CVE-2016-9446

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201705-10
GENTOO GLSA-201705-10
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2060
REDHAT RHSA-2017:2060
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/UM7IXFGHV66KNWGWG6ZBDNKXD2UJL2VQ/
FEDORA FEDORA-2021-ed54b1128a
https://scarybeastsecurity.blogspot.de/2016/11/0day-poc-risky-design-decisions-in.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94423
BID 94423 GStreamer Bad Plug-ins 'vmnc/vmncdec.c' Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2017-05-26
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/11/18/13
MLIST [oss-security] 20161118 Re: CVE Request: gstreamer plugins
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/11/18/12
MLIST [oss-security] 20161118 CVE Request: gstreamer plugins
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/gstreamer/gst-plugins-bad/commit/gst/vmnc/vmncdec.c?id=4cb1bcf1422bbcd79c0f683edb7ee85e3f7a31fe CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=774533 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-9446

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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