Vulnerability Note VU#231028
RealNetworks products vulnerable to buffer overflow via specially crafted flash media file
Numerous RealNetworks products are vulnerable to a buffer overflow that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
RealNetworks RealPlayer is a multimedia application that allows users to view local and remote audio/video content.
By convincing a user to open a specially crafted SWF file with RealPlayer, a remote unauthenticated attacker can execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
Apply the patches supplied in the RealNetwork Security Update for March 2006.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|RealNetworks, Inc.||Affected||-||31 Mar 2006|
|Red Hat, Inc.||Affected||-||17 May 2006|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
This issue was reported in RealNetwork Security Update for March 2006. RealNetworks credits John Heasman of NGSSoftware, Greg MacManus of iDEFENSE Labs, and Sowhat of Nevis Labs with providing information about this vulnerability.
This document was written by Jeff Gennari.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2006-0323
- Date Public: 22 Mar 2006
- Date First Published: 31 Mar 2006
- Date Last Updated: 17 May 2006
- Severity Metric: 10.94
- Document Revision: 21
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