Fedora 7 : HelixPlayer-1.0.7-6.fc7 (2007-0756)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27679


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


A buffer overflow flaw was discovered in the way RealPlayer and HelixPlayer handle the wallclock variable in Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL) files.

More information regarding this flaw can be found here:
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=5 47

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected HelixPlayer, HelixPlayer-debuginfo and / or HelixPlayer-plugin packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27679

File Name: fedora_2007-0756.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.22 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/11/06

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:HelixPlayer, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:HelixPlayer-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:HelixPlayer-plugin, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/06/29

Exploitable With

CANVAS (D2ExploitPack)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3410

FEDORA: 2007-0756

CWE: 119