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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   RealOne (RealPlayer) Vendors:   RealNetworks
RealPlayer Buffer Overflow in Processing WAV File Attribute Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1013344
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1013344
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 1 2005
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 6.0.12.1059
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in RealPlayer in the processing of WAV files. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed.

A remote user can create a specially crafted WAV file that, when loaded by the target user's RealPlayer, will trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code. The code will run with the privileges of the target user. No further details were provided.

The following Windows versions are affected:

RealPlayer 10.5 (6.0.12.1040-1056), RealPlayer 10, RealOne Player v2 (6.0.11.853 - 872), RealOne Player v2 (6.0.11.818 - 840), RealOne Player v1, RealPlayer 8, and RealPlayer Enterprise.

The following Linux versions are affected: Linux RealPlayer 10 and Helix Player.

The Mac versions are not affected.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the target users.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (6.0.12.1059), as well as updates for some previous versions. See the vendor's advisory for a patch matrix:

http://service.real.com/help/faq/security/050224_player/EN/

Vendor URL:  service.real.com/help/faq/security/050224_player/EN/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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