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):
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
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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20071030 RealPlayer Updates of October 25, 2007
Advisory; Patch Information
20071031 ZDI-07-062: RealNetworks RealPlayer PLS File Memory Corruption Vulnerability