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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   RealOne (RealPlayer) Vendors:   RealNetworks
RealPlayer Buffer Overflows in Processing MP3, RM, SWF, RAM, and PLS Files Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018866
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018866
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-2263, CVE-2007-2264, CVE-2007-4599, CVE-2007-5080, CVE-2007-5081   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 26 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10.5 and prior versions
Description:   Several 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 MP3, RM, SWF, RAM, or PLS file 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.

John Heasman of NGS Software, Piotr Bania, and anonymous researchers working with TippingPoint reported these vulnerabilities.

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 fixed versions for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X.

The RealPlayer advisory is available at:

http://www.service.real.com/realplayer/security/10252007_player/en/

Vendor URL:  www.service.real.com/realplayer/security/10252007_player/en/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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