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<title>RealPlayer: Buffer overflow vulnerability</title>
<synopsis>
RealPlayer is vulnerable to a buffer overflow that could lead to remote
execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">RealPlayer</product>
<announced>March 26, 2006</announced>
<revised>March 26, 2006: 01</revised>
<bug>127352</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-video/realplayer" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">10.0.7</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">10.0.7</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
RealPlayer is a multimedia player capable of handling multiple
multimedia file formats.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
RealPlayer is vulnerable to a buffer overflow when processing
malicious SWF files.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
By enticing a user to open a specially crafted SWF file an
attacker could execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user
running the application.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All RealPlayer users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-video/realplayer-10.0.7&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0323">CVE-2006-0323</uri>
<uri link="http://service.real.com/realplayer/security/03162006_player/en/">RealNetworks Advisory</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 23 Mar 2006 23:38:12 +0000">
vorlon078
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 24 Mar 2006 13:36:18 +0000">
formula7
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sun, 26 Mar 2006 17:28:15 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
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