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Highly critical

RealPlayer WAV and SMIL File Handling Buffer Overflows

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Release Date:  2005-03-02    Last Update:  2005-06-02    Views:  29,331

Secunia Advisory SA14456

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Two vulnerabilities have been reported in various RealNetworks products, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

1) A boundary error within the processing of WAV files can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow via a specially crafted WAV file.

2) A boundary error within the processing of SMIL files can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted SMIL file.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerabilities allows execution of arbitrary code.


Solution:
Apply patches.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
1) Mark Litchfield, NGS Software.
2) Discovered by anonymous person and reported via iDEFENSE.

Original Advisory:
RealNetworks:
http://service.real.com/help/faq/security/050224_player/EN/

iDEFENSE:
http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=209&type=vulnerabilities

NGSSoftware:
http://www.ngssoftware.com/advisories/realwav.txt

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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