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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   RealOne (RealPlayer) Vendors:   RealNetworks
RealPlayer Image Map Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024738
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024738
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 15 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network

Version(s): 1.1.5 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was 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 media file containing image maps that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

c00k1e monster reported this vulnerability.

[Editor's note: Several vulnerability databases have reported this vulnerability with attribution but without reference.]

Impact:   A remote user can create a media file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.

[Editor's note: Reports indicate that RealPlayer 14.0 beta is not affected.]

Vendor URL:  www.real.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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