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The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
An updated HelixPlayer package that fixes a buffer overflow flaw is
This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
HelixPlayer is a media player.
A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way HelixPlayer processed
Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL) files. It was
possible for a malformed SMIL file to execute arbitrary code with the
permissions of the user running HelixPlayer. (CVE-2007-3410)
All users of HelixPlayer are advised to upgrade to this updated
package, which contains a backported patch and is not vulnerable to
See also :
Update the affected HelixPlayer package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 25624 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-3410
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