RealNetworks RealPlayer PLS file buffer overflow
|realplayer-pls-bo (37438)||High Risk|
RealNetworks RealPlayer and RealOne Player are vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking of PLS files. By persuading a victim to open a malformed PLS file, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
Refer to the RealNetworks Customer Support - Real Security Updates Web page for upgrade information. See References.
- RealNetworks Customer Support - Real Security Updates Web page: RealNetworks, Inc. Releases Update to Address Security Vulnerabilities..
- ZDI-07-062: RealNetworks RealPlayer PLS File Memory Corruption Vulnerability.
- BID-26214: RealNetworks RealPlayer File Parsing Routines Multiple Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2007-4599: Stack-based buffer overflow in RealNetworks RealPlayer 10 and possibly 10.5, and RealOne Player 1 and 2, for Windows allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted playlist (PLS) file.
- OSVDB ID: 38341: RealPlayer PLS File Handling Overflow
- SA27361: RealPlayer/RealOne/HelixPlayer Multiple Buffer Overflows
- SECTRACK ID: 1018866: RealPlayer Buffer Overflows in Processing MP3, RM, SWF, RAM, and PLS Files Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
- Real RealONE Player 1
- Real RealONE Player 2
- Real RealPlayer 10.0
- Real RealPlayer 10.5_build_188.8.131.520
- Real RealPlayer 10.5_build_184.108.40.2068
- Real RealPlayer 10.5_build_220.127.116.118
- Real RealPlayer 10.5_build_18.104.22.1681
Oct 25, 2007
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