Elazar Broad has discovered a vulnerability in RealPlayer, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the RealPlayer ActiveX Control (rmoc3260.dll) when handling the "Console" property. This can be exploited to cause a memory corruption and execute arbitrary code when a user e.g. is tricked into visiting a malicious website.
The vulnerability is confirmed in RealPlayer version 11.0.1 (build 22.214.171.1244) including rmoc3260.dll version 126.96.36.199. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Update to version 11.0.2 (build 188.8.131.522) via e.g. "Check for Update" in the "Help->About RealPlayer" menu.
Provided and/or discovered by: Elazar Broad
Original Advisory: http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2008-March/060659.html
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Subject: RealPlayer ActiveX Control "Console" Property Memory Corruption
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