Bug 245836 - (CVE-2007-3410) CVE-2007-3410 RealPlayer/HelixPlayer buffer overflow
CVE-2007-3410 RealPlayer/HelixPlayer buffer overflow
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 245838 245839 245840 245841 245842 245843 245844 245845 245846 245848 245850
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Reported: 2007-06-26 19:27 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-10-26 04:11 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-10-26 04:11:23 EDT
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Patch created by Chris Aillon (3.69 KB, patch)
2007-06-27 10:21 EDT, Josh Bressers
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Description Josh Bressers 2007-06-26 19:27:04 EDT
A buffer overflow flaw was discovered in the way RealPlayer and HelixPlayer
handle the wallclock variable in Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language
(SMIL) files.

More information regarding this flaw can be found here:
Comment 5 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2007-06-27 04:54:46 EDT
Note the latest realplayer for Linux from real.com, version
segfaults using the reproducer.
Comment 8 Josh Bressers 2007-06-27 10:21:31 EDT
Created attachment 158016 [details]
Patch created by Chris Aillon
Comment 9 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2007-07-16 09:25:45 EDT
still no update from Real, is latest available
Comment 10 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2007-08-01 05:10:20 EDT
still no update from Real, is latest available on their site
Comment 12 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2007-08-17 04:09:49 EDT
The Real security page hasn't been updated with the new build, but if you visit
www.real.com and download the Linux version you get and the version
release notes include:

  What's New in

    Security bugs fixes.

That's good enough for me, pushing update RHSA-2007:0841
Comment 13 Tomas Hoger 2007-10-26 04:11:23 EDT
Fix was now publicly announced by RealNetworks:


Vulnerability 3:
The identified vulnerability is a malicious SMIL file which could cause a buffer
overflow in the RealPlayer. CVE-2007-3410

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