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CVE-2016-9446 Detail

Current Description

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.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/11/18/12
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/11/18/13
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94423
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2060
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=774533
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/gstreamer/gst-plugins-bad/commit/gst/vmnc/vmncdec.c?id=4cb1bcf1422bbcd79c0f683edb7ee85e3f7a31fe
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce%40lists.fedoraproject.org/message/UM7IXFGHV66KNWGWG6ZBDNKXD2UJL2VQ/
https://scarybeastsecurity.blogspot.de/2016/11/0day-poc-risky-design-decisions-in.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201705-10

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-665 Improper Initialization cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9446
NVD Published Date:
01/23/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/06/2023
Source:
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