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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Helix Universal Server Vendors:   RealNetworks
Helix Server Buffer Overflows in AgentX++ Component Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023897
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-1318, CVE-2010-1319   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 20 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, Root access via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 11.x, 12.x, 13.x
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Helix Server. A remote user execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to the AgentX master port to trigger a stack overflow [CVE-2010-1318] or integer overflow [CVE-2010-1319] and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

On Linux/UNIX-based systems, the code will run with the root privileges.

The vendor was notified on November 3, 2008.

Manuel Santamarina Suarez reported one vulnerability via iDefense and Joshua J. Drake of iDefense Labs reported the other.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (14.0.0).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Red Hat Enterprise), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (2003), Windows (2008)

Message History:   None.

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