RealNetworks RealPlayer large file header buffer overflow
|realplayer-file-header-bo (7839)||High Risk|
RealNetworks RealPlayer is vulnerable to a buffer overflow caused by improper parsing of headers in RealPlayer media files (.rm). By sending a RealPlayer media file containing an unusually large header, a remote attacker can overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or crash the RealPlayer client.
For patch and upgrade information refer to RealPlayer Frequently Asked Questions dated January 25, 2002. See References.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Fri Jan 25 2002 - 01:04:08 CST: Potential RealPlayer 8 Vulnerability.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Thu Jan 24 2002 - 21:17:41 CST: RealPlayer Buffer Overflow [Sentinel Chicken Networks Security Advisory #01].
- RealPlayer Frequently Asked Questions January 25, 2002: Potential exploit, commonly known as a 'buffer overrun' could potentially allow arbitrary code to be run with unauthorized access..
- Sentinel Chicken Networks Security Advisory #01: RealPlayer¤ 8 Buffer Overflow.
- Vuln-Dev Mailing List, Sat Jan 05 2002 - 23:20:33 CST: RealPlayer Buffer Problem. (From Neohapsis archive)
- BID-3809: Real Media RealPlayer Media File Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0207: Buffer overflow in Real Networks RealPlayer 8.0 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a header length value that exceeds the actual length of the header.
- OSVDB ID: 5333: RealPlayer Header Length Overflow
- Real RealONE Player for Linux 2.2 Alpha
- Real RealPlayer 7.0 Mac OS
- Real RealPlayer 7.0 Unix
- Real RealPlayer 7.0 Win32
- Real RealPlayer 8.0 Win32
- Real RealPlayer 8.0 Unix
- Real RealPlayer 8.0 Mac OS
- Real RealPlayer G2
- Real RealPlayer Intranet 7.0
- Real RealPlayer Intranet 8.0
Jan 05, 2002
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