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The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
An updated HelixPlayer package that fixes a string format issue is now
This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
HelixPlayer is a media player.
A format string bug was discovered in the way HelixPlayer processes
RealPix (.rp) files. It is possible for a malformed RealPix file to
execute arbitrary code as the user running HelixPlayer. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the
name CVE-2005-2710 to this issue.
All users of HelixPlayer are advised to upgrade to this updated
package, which contains HelixPlayer version 10.0.6 and is not
vulnerable to this issue.
See also :
Update the affected HelixPlayer package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 19836 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2629CVE-2005-2710CVE-2005-2922
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