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RHSA-2006:0257: RealPlayer security update

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RHSA-2006:0257: RealPlayer security update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/23/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/28/2008
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

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 streaming. 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 this issue. 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.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-realplayer

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