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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-4599

Original release date: 10/31/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Stack-based buffer overflow in RealNetworks RealPlayer 10 and possibly 10.5, and RealOne Player 1 and 2, for Windows allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted playlist (PLS) file.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (11/01/2007)
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of RealPlayer as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Extras, 4 Extras, or 5 Supplementary.

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External Source: VIM
Name: 20071030 RealPlayer Updates of October 25, 2007
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071031 ZDI-07-062: RealNetworks RealPlayer PLS File Memory Corruption Vulnerability
External Source: BID
Name: 26214
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27361
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: realplayer-pls-bo(37438)
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-07-062.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://service.real.com/realplayer/security/10252007_player/en/
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 38341
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3628
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018866

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