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RHSA-2005:392: HelixPlayer security update

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RHSA-2005:392: HelixPlayer security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/19/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/28/2005
Modified
07/12/2017

Description

An updated HelixPlayer package that fixes a buffer overflow issue is now available. This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

HelixPlayer is a media player. A buffer overflow bug was found in the way HelixPlayer processes RAM files. An attacker could create a specially crafted RAM file which could execute arbitrary code when opened by a user. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2005-0755 to this issue. All users of HelixPlayer are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which contains HelixPlayer version 10.0.4 and is not vulnerable to this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-helixplayer

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