==================================================================== Red Hat Security Advisory Synopsis: Critical: RealPlayer security update Advisory ID: RHSA-2008:0812-01 Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0812.html Issue date: 2008-07-31 ==================================================================== 1. Summary: RealPlayer 10.0.9 as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Extras, 4 Extras, and 5 Supplementary, contains a security flaw and should not be used. This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. 2. Description: RealPlayer is a media player that provides media playback locally and via streaming. RealPlayer 10.0.9 is vulnerable to a critical security flaw and should no longer be used. A remote attacker could leverage this flaw to execute arbitrary code as the user running RealPlayer. (CVE-2007-5400) This issue is addressed in RealPlayer 11. Red Hat is unable to ship RealPlayer 11 due to additional proprietary codecs included in that version. Therefore, users who wish to continue to use RealPlayer should get an update directly from www.real.com. RealPlayer 10.0.9 packages will remain available via Red Hat Network for those who choose to use them, despite their known security vulnerabilities. 3. Solution: Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released errata relevant to your system have been applied. This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at 4. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/): 456855 - CVE-2007-5400 RealPlayer: SWF Frame Handling Buffer Overflow 5. References: https://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical 6. Contact: The Red Hat security contact is
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