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Realplayer: buffer overflow vulnerability



RealPlayer: Buffer overflow vulnerability
RealPlayer: Buffer overflow vulnerability



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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200603-24
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   Severity: Normal
      Title: RealPlayer: Buffer overflow vulnerability
       Date: March 26, 2006
       Bugs: #127352
         ID: 200603-24

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Synopsis
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RealPlayer is vulnerable to a buffer overflow that could lead to remote
execution of arbitrary code.

Background
=========
RealPlayer is a multimedia player capable of handling multiple
multimedia file formats.

Affected packages
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      Package                 /  Vulnerable  /               Unaffected
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   1  media-video/realplayer      < 10.0.7                    >= 10.0.7

Description
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RealPlayer is vulnerable to a buffer overflow when processing malicious
SWF files.

Impact
=====
By enticing a user to open a specially crafted SWF file an attacker
could execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running
the application.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
=========
All RealPlayer users should upgrade to the latest version:

     # emerge --sync
     # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/realplayer-10.0.7"

References
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   [ 1 ] CVE-2006-0323
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0323 
   [ 2 ] RealNetworks Advisory
http://service.real.com/realplayer/security/03162006_player/en/ 

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200603-24.xml 

Concerns?
========
Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at 
http://bugs.gentoo.org. 

License
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Copyright 2006 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0 

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