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V-114: RealPlayer MP4 Processing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

March 19, 2013 - 12:01am

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PROBLEM:

RealPlayer MP4 Processing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

PLATFORM:

Versions prior to 16.0.1.18.

ABSTRACT:

A vulnerability has been reported in RealPlayer

REFERENCE LINKS:

RealNetworks, Inc
Secunia Advisory SA52692
CVE-2013-1750

IMPACT ASSESSMENT:

High

DISCUSSION:

The vulnerability is caused due to an error when processing MP4 files and can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted MP4 file.

IMPACT:

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.

SOLUTION:

Update to version 16.0.1.18.

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