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.
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.
|Date First Published:||2006-04-01|
|Date Last Updated:||2006-05-17 12:45 UTC|