RHEL 3 / 4 : RealPlayer (RHSA-2005:762)

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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 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
via streaming.

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 :


Solution :

Update the affected RealPlayer and / or realplayer packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63829 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2629