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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   RealOne (RealPlayer) Vendors:   RealNetworks
RealPlayer IVR File Processing Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021698
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1021698
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-0375, CVE-2009-0376   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jan 21 2010
Original Entry Date:  Feb 10 2009
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 11
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in RealPlayer. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted Internet Video Recording (IVR) file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a heap overflow or null byte overwrite and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The vulnerability can also be triggered by previewing the file via Windows Explorer.

Haifei Li of Fortinet's FortiGuard Global Security Research Team reported this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

http://www.fortiguardcenter.com/advisory/FGA-2009-04.html

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://service.real.com/realplayer/security/01192010_player/en/

Vendor URL:  service.real.com/realplayer/security/01192010_player/en/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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