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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2263

Original release date: 10/31/2007
Last revised: 10/17/2011


Heap-based buffer overflow in RealNetworks RealPlayer 10.0, 10.1, and possibly 10.5, RealOne Player, and RealPlayer Enterprise allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an SWF (Flash) file with malformed record headers.


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)
This issue was fixed in RealPlayer for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Extras, 4 Extras, 5 Supplementary by RHSA-2007:0841 on 17th August 2007: http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0841.html)on (Our original advisory did not mention this issue was fixed as the details of the issue were not made public by RealNetworks until 25th October 2007)

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External Source: VIM
Name: 20071030 RealPlayer Updates of October 25, 2007
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-07-061.html
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11432
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018866
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 38344
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://service.real.com/realplayer/security/10252007_player/en/
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 26284
External Source: BID
Name: 26214
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3628
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: realplayer-swf-bo(37436)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071031 ZDI-07-061: RealNetworks RealPlayer SWF Processing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11432
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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