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Security Advisory 2021-0001 (CVE-2021-3522)

Summary Out-of-bounds read in ID3v2 tag parsing
Date 2021-03-15 16:00
Affected Versions GStreamer gst-plugins-base 1.x <= 1.18.3, 0.10.36
ID GStreamer-SA-2021-0001
CVE-2021-3522

Details

GStreamer before 1.18.4 might do an out-of-bounds read when handling certain ID3v2 tags.

Impact

It might be possible for a malicious third party to trigger a crash in the application.

Threat mitigation

Workarounds

Solution

The gst-plugins-base 1.18.4 release addresses the issue. People using older branches of GStreamer should apply the patch and recompile.

References

The GStreamer project

GStreamer 1.18.4 release

Patches


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