Real Networks RealPlayer AAC SDK code execution
|realplayer-aacsdk-code-exec (78385)||High Risk|
Real Networks RealPlayer could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an error when decoding AAC SDK. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
Upgrade to the latest version of RealPlayer (18.104.22.168 or later), available from the RealNetworks Web site. See References.
- RealNetworks, Inc. Web site: RealNetworks, Inc. Releases Update to Address Security Vulnerabilities..
- BID-55473: RealPlayer Multiple Memory Corruption and Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2012-2408: The AAC SDK in RealNetworks RealPlayer before 22.214.171.124, RealPlayer SP 1.0 through 1.1.5, and Mac RealPlayer before 126.96.36.1990 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted AAC file that is not properly handled during decoding.
- SA50566: RealPlayer Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SA50580: Mac RealPlayer Multiple Vulnerabilities
- Real RealPlayer for Mac OS X 188.8.131.521
- Realnetworks RealPlayer 184.108.40.206
Sep 07, 2012
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