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

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

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected RealPlayer and / or realplayer packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40707 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2263

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