Denial of service in GStreamer gst-rtsp-server

Published: 2020-03-24 | Updated: 2020-06-19
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-6095
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor GStreamer

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 1 vulnerabilities.

Updated: 19.06.2020

Updated vulnerability description and list of affected software, changed bulletin status to patched.

1) NULL pointer dereference

EUVDB-ID: #VU26335

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-6095

CWE-ID: CWE-476 - NULL Pointer Dereference

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a NULL pointer dereference error in the GstRTSPAuth functionality in gst/rtsp-server/rtsp-auth.c. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted RTSP setup request and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.


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Vulnerable software versions

gst-rtsp-server: 1.14.2 - 1.16.2

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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