RHEL 3 / 4 / 5 : RealPlayer (RHSA-2007:0841)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

An updated RealPlayer package that fixes a security flaw is now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Extras, 4 Extras, and 5
Supplementary.

This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.

RealPlayer is a media player that provides media playback locally and
via streaming.

A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way RealPlayer 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 RealPlayer. (CVE-2007-3410)

All users of RealPlayer are advised to upgrade to this updated package
containing RealPlayer version 10.0.9 which is not vulnerable to this
issue.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2007-2263.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2007-2264.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2007-3410.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2007-5081.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0841.html

Solution :

Update the affected RealPlayer and / or realplayer packages.

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: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40707 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2263
CVE-2007-2264
CVE-2007-3410
CVE-2007-5081