RHEL 3 / 4 : RealPlayer (RHSA-2006:0257)

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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 buffer overflow bug is now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras 3 and 4.

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 bug was discovered in the way RealPlayer processes
Flash Media (.swf) files. It is possible for a malformed Flash Media
file to execute arbitrary code as the user running RealPlayer. The
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the name
CVE-2006-0323 to this issue.

All users of RealPlayer are advised to upgrade to this updated
package, which contains RealPlayer version 10.0.7 and is not
vulnerable to this issue.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2006-0323.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0257.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)

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63831 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0323