RealNetworks RealPlayer IVR filename length buffer overflow
|realplayer-ivr-filename-bo (48567)||High Risk|
RealNetworks RealPlayer is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking of filename lengths when processing Internet Video Recording (IVR) files. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted IVR file, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
Refer to RealNetworks Web Site for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
- FortiGuard Advisory (FGA-2009-04): Fortinet discovers multiple vulnerabilities in RealNetworks' RealPlayer.
- RealNetworks Web Site: RealNetworks, Inc. Releases Update to Address Security Vulnerabilities..
- RealPlayer Web site: RealPlayer.
- BID-33652: RealNetworks RealPlayer IVR File Parsing Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
- BID-37880: Multiple RealNetworks Products Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2009-0375: Buffer overflow in a DLL file in RealNetworks RealPlayer 10, RealPlayer 10.5 126.96.36.1990 through 188.8.131.521, RealPlayer 11 11.0.0 through 11.0.4, RealPlayer Enterprise, Mac RealPlayer 10 and 10.1, Linux RealPlayer 10, and Helix Player 10.x allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Internet Video Recording (IVR) file with a filename length field containing a large integer, which triggers overwrite of an arbitrary memory location with a 0x00 byte value, related to use of RealPlayer through a Windows Explorer plugin.
- OSVDB ID: 54297: RealPlayer Internet Video Recording (IVR) Filename Length Field Memory Overwrite Arbitrary Code Execution
- SA33810: RealPlayer IVR File Processing Two Vulnerabilities
- SA38218: RealPlayer Multiple Vulnerabilities
- VUPEN/ADV-2010-0178: RealNetworks RealPlayer Multiple Code Execution Vulnerabilities
- Real RealPlayer 11
Feb 05, 2009
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