GLSA-200709-05 : RealPlayer: Buffer overflow

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200709-05
(RealPlayer: Buffer overflow)

A stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in the
SmilTimeValue::parseWallClockValue() function in smlprstime.cpp when
handling HH:mm:ss.f type time formats.

Impact :

By enticing a user to open a specially crafted SMIL (Synchronized
Multimedia Integration Language) file, an attacker could be able to
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the
application.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200709-05.xml

Solution :

All RealPlayer users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-video/realplayer-10.0.9'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 26095 (gentoo_GLSA-200709-05.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3410