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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200603-24
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   Severity: Normal
      Title: RealPlayer: Buffer overflow vulnerability
       Date: March 26, 2006
       Bugs: #127352
         ID: 200603-24

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Synopsis
=======
RealPlayer is vulnerable to a buffer overflow that could lead to remote
execution of arbitrary code.

Background
=========
RealPlayer is a multimedia player capable of handling multiple
multimedia file formats.

Affected packages
================
     -------------------------------------------------------------------
      Package                 /  Vulnerable  /               Unaffected
     -------------------------------------------------------------------
   1  media-video/realplayer      < 10.0.7                    >= 10.0.7

Description
==========
RealPlayer is vulnerable to a buffer overflow when processing malicious
SWF files.

Impact
=====
By enticing a user to open a specially crafted SWF file an attacker
could execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running
the application.

Workaround
=========
There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
=========
All RealPlayer users should upgrade to the latest version:

     # emerge --sync
     # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/realplayer-10.0.7"

References
=========
   [ 1 ] CVE-2006-0323
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0323
   [ 2 ] RealNetworks Advisory
         https://www.real.com/

Availability
===========
This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

   https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200603-24

Concerns?
========
Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org/.

License
======
Copyright 2006 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

Gentoo: GLSA-200603-24: RealPlayer: Buffer overflow vulnerability

RealPlayer is vulnerable to a buffer overflow that could lead to remote execution of arbitrary code.

Summary

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200603-24 https://security.gentoo.org/ Severity: Normal Title: RealPlayer: Buffer overflow vulnerability Date: March 26, 2006 Bugs: #127352 ID: 200603-24

Synopsis ======= RealPlayer is vulnerable to a buffer overflow that could lead to remote execution of arbitrary code.
Background ========= RealPlayer is a multimedia player capable of handling multiple multimedia file formats.
Affected packages ================ ------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 media-video/realplayer < 10.0.7 >= 10.0.7
========== RealPlayer is vulnerable to a buffer overflow when processing malicious SWF files.
Impact ===== By enticing a user to open a specially crafted SWF file an attacker could execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running the application.
Workaround ========= There is no known workaround at this time.
Resolution ========= All RealPlayer users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/realplayer-10.0.7"
References ========= [ 1 ] CVE-2006-0323 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0323 [ 2 ] RealNetworks Advisory https://www.real.com/
Availability =========== This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200603-24
Concerns? ======== Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org/.
License ====== Copyright 2006 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s).
The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

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