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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   RealOne (RealPlayer) Vendors:   RealNetworks
RealPlayer Buffer Overflows and Other Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027510
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1027510
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-2407, CVE-2012-2408, CVE-2012-2409, CVE-2012-2410, CVE-2012-3234   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 11 2012
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 15.0.2.72 for Windows; 12.0.0.1701 for Mac; 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 specially crafted media that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow or memory corruption error and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

A specially crafted AAC stream can trigger an overflow [CVE-2012-2407]. Andrzej Dyjak reported this vulnerability.

A specially crafted AAC SDK format can trigger a heap corruption error [CVE-2012-2408]. Andrzej Dyjak reported this vulnerability.

A specially crafted RealMedia format can trigger an overflow [CVE-2012-2409, CVE-2012-2410]. Andrzej Dyjak reported this vulnerability.

A specially crafted RealAudio format can trigger a divide by zero error [CVE-2012-3234]. On Windows, versions 15.0.4.53 and prior are affected. Senator of Pirates reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create media that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (15.0.6.14 for Windows, 12.0.1.1750 for Mac).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://service.real.com/realplayer/security/09072012_player/en/

Vendor URL:  service.real.com/realplayer/security/09072012_player/en/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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