Last updated: Fri Mar 07 19:02:20 EST 2014
CVE Publication rate: 15.87
NVD provides four mailing lists to the public. For information and subscription instructions please visit NVD Mailing Lists
Vulnerability Workload Index: 7.01
Buffer overflow in a DLL file in RealNetworks RealPlayer 10, RealPlayer 10.5 220.127.116.110 through 18.104.22.1681, RealPlayer 11 11.0.0 through 11.0.4, RealPlayer Enterprise, Mac RealPlayer 10 and 10.1, Linux RealPlayer 10, and Helix Player 10.x allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Internet Video Recording (IVR) file with a filename length field containing a large integer, which triggers overwrite of an arbitrary memory location with a 0x00 byte value, related to use of RealPlayer through a Windows Explorer plugin.
Per http://www.fortiguardcenter.com/advisory/FGA-2009-04.html: "It should be noted that the victim does not necessarily have to open the malicious file for exploitation to occur: the vulnerabilities lie in a DLL that is also used as a plugin for the Windows Explorer shell. A successful attack could take place by merely previewing the IVR file through Windows Explorer. "
By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to firstname.lastname@example.org.