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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
An updated RealPlayer package that fixes a format string bug is now
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
A format string bug was discovered in the way RealPlayer processes
RealPix (.rp) files. It is possible for a malformed RealPix file to
execute arbitrary code as the user running RealPlayer. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the
name CVE-2005-2710 to this issue.
All users of RealPlayer are advised to upgrade to this updated
package, which contains RealPlayer version 10.0.6 and is not
vulnerable to this issue.
See also :
Update the affected RealPlayer and / or realplayer packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3