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<title>RealPlayer: Buffer overflow</title>
<synopsis>
RealPlayer is vulnerable to a buffer overflow allowing for execution of
arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">realplayer</product>
<announced>September 14, 2007</announced>
<revised>September 14, 2007: 01</revised>
<bug>183421</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-video/realplayer" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">10.0.9</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">10.0.9</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
RealPlayer is a multimedia player capable of handling multiple
multimedia file formats.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
A stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in the
SmilTimeValue::parseWallClockValue() function in smlprstime.cpp when
handling HH:mm:ss.f type time formats.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
By enticing a user to open a specially crafted SMIL (Synchronized
Multimedia Integration Language) file, an attacker could be able to
execute arbitrary code with the privileges 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-10.0.9&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3410">CVE-2007-3410</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Wed, 29 Aug 2007 10:19:49 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Wed, 29 Aug 2007 10:19:58 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 09 Sep 2007 20:21:51 +0000">
vorlon
</metadata>
</glsa>