An updated RealPlayer package that fixes a buffer overflow bug is now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras 3 and 4.
This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.
RealPlayer is a media player that provides media playback locally and via
A buffer overflow bug was discovered in the way RealPlayer processes Flash
Media (.swf) files. It is possible for a malformed Flash Media file to
execute arbitrary code as the user running RealPlayer. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the name CVE-2006-0323 to
All users of RealPlayer are advised to upgrade to this updated package,
which contains RealPlayer version 10.0.7 and is not vulnerable to this issue.