Bug 159864 - CAN-2005-1766 RealPlayer heap overflow
CAN-2005-1766 RealPlayer heap overflow
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: realplayer (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: John (J5) Palmieri
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Reported: 2005-06-08 14:10 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2013-03-13 00:48 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2005-523
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-06-23 15:21:15 EDT
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Description Josh Bressers 2005-06-08 14:10:58 EDT
This vulnerability involved a complex interaction between a maliciously created
SMIL file and specifically crafted web server caused a heap overflow in the
error message processing for RealText which could have allowed an attacker to
execute arbitrary code on a customer's machine.
Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2005-06-09 09:48:08 EDT
Can we get some packages built ASAP, this is a critical issue and we want to be
ready on day 0.

Additionally, I have a bug 159868 for RHEL3, I don't know if the RHEL4 binaries
will work properly.
Comment 3 John (J5) Palmieri 2005-06-10 11:23:25 EDT
Built and symlinked in dist-4E-lacd-errata-candidate
Comment 4 Josh Bressers 2005-06-23 14:58:40 EDT
Lifting embargo
Comment 5 Josh Bressers 2005-06-23 15:21:15 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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