Multiple Real media players fail to properly validate RealJukebox Metadata Package (RMP) files which may permit an attacker to download and execute arbitrary code on the user's system.
RealNetworks Real media players are multimedia applications that allow users to view local and remote audio/video content. These players support multiple media types including RealJukebox Metadata Package (RMP) files. There is a vulnerability in the way Real players validate RMP files. This flaw could be used by an attacker to download and execute arbitrary code on the user's system by creating a specially crafted RMP file.
According to RealNetworks Security Advisory, this vulnerability affects the following products:
An attacker could download and execute arbitrary code on a user's system.
Thanks to RealNetworks and Secunia for information contained in their security advisories.
This document was written by Damon Morda.
|Date First Published:||2004-02-06|
|Date Last Updated:||2004-02-06 17:56 UTC|