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Bug 159864

Summary: CAN-2005-1766 RealPlayer heap overflow
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Reporter: Josh Bressers <bressers>
Component: realplayerAssignee: John (J5) Palmieri <johnp>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
Severity: urgent Docs Contact:
Priority: medium    
Version: 4.0CC: jkeck, security-response-team
Target Milestone: ---Keywords: Security
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: public=20050623,impact=critical,source=real,reported=20050608
Fixed In Version: RHSA-2005-523 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-06-23 19:21:15 UTC Type: ---
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Description Josh Bressers 2005-06-08 18:10:58 UTC
This vulnerability involved a complex interaction between a maliciously created
SMIL file and specifically crafted web server caused a heap overflow in the
error message processing for RealText which could have allowed an attacker to
execute arbitrary code on a customer's machine.

Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2005-06-09 13:48:08 UTC
Can we get some packages built ASAP, this is a critical issue and we want to be
ready on day 0.

Additionally, I have a bug 159868 for RHEL3, I don't know if the RHEL4 binaries
will work properly.

Comment 3 John (J5) Palmieri 2005-06-10 15:23:25 UTC
Built and symlinked in dist-4E-lacd-errata-candidate

Comment 4 Josh Bressers 2005-06-23 18:58:40 UTC
Lifting embargo

Comment 5 Josh Bressers 2005-06-23 19:21:15 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.