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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-4257

Original release date: 01/25/2010
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Heap-based buffer overflow in datatype/smil/common/smlpkt.cpp in smlrender.dll in RealNetworks RealPlayer 10, RealPlayer 10.5 6.0.12.1040 through 6.0.12.1741, RealPlayer 11 11.0.0 through 11.0.4, RealPlayer Enterprise, Mac RealPlayer 10 and 10.1, Linux RealPlayer 10 and 11.0.0, and Helix Player 10.x and 11.0.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an SMIL file with crafted string lengths.

Description

Specific affected release information can be found from RealNetworks at: http://service.real.com/realplayer/security/01192010_player/en/

Impact

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

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External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11110
External Source: MLIST
Name: [datatype-cvs] 20080916 smil/common smlpkt.cpp,1.11,1.12
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20100121 ZDI-10-007: RealNetworks RealPlayer SMIL getAtom Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-10-007/
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://helixcommunity.org/viewcvs/datatype/smil/common/smlpkt.cpp?view=log#rev1.12
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1023489
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=561309
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38450
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 37880
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38218
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0094
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0178
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://service.real.com/realplayer/security/01192010_player/en/
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: realnetworks-realplayer-smil-bo(55798)

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11110
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

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