RealNetworks RealPlayer IVR modified field code execution

realplayer-ivr-code-execution (48568) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

RealNetworks RealPlayer could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an error when parsing an unspecified modified field in an Internet Video Recording (IVR) file. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted IVR file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to corrupt memory and execute arbitrary code on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 9
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 6.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to RealNetworks Web Site for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

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.
  • ZDI-10-009: RealNetworks RealPlayer IVR Format Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.
  • BID-33652: RealNetworks RealPlayer IVR File Parsing Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
  • BID-37880: Multiple RealNetworks Products Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2009-0376: Heap-based buffer overflow in a DLL file in RealNetworks RealPlayer 10, RealPlayer 10.5 6.0.12.1040 through 6.0.12.1741, 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 modified field that controls an unspecified structure length and triggers heap corruption, related to use of RealPlayer through a Windows Explorer plugin.
  • OSVDB ID: 54298: RealPlayer Internet Video Recording (IVR) File Handling Unspecified Heap Corruption Arbitrary Code Execution
  • SA33810: RealPlayer IVR File Processing Two Vulnerabilities
  • SA38218: RealPlayer Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • VUPEN/ADV-2010-0178: RealNetworks RealPlayer Multiple Code Execution Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Real RealPlayer 11

Reported:

Feb 05, 2009

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