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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-5080

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


Integer overflow in RealNetworks RealPlayer 10 and 10.5, RealOne Player 1, and RealPlayer Enterprise for Windows allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Lyrics3 2.00 tag in an MP3 file, resulting in a heap-based buffer overflow.


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: CONFIRM
Name: http://service.real.com/realplayer/security/10252007_player/en/
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3628
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#759385
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018866
External Source: XF
Name: realplayer-mp3-bo(37434)
External Source: VIM
Name: 20071030 RealPlayer Updates of October 25, 2007
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.ngssoftware.com/advisories/high-risk-vulnerability-in-real-player-id3-tags/
External Source: BID
Name: 26214

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