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Bug 159871 - CAN-2005-1766 HelixPlayer heap overflow
Summary: CAN-2005-1766 HelixPlayer heap overflow
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: HelixPlayer
Version: 4.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
: ---
Assignee: Colin Walters
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: public=20050623,impact=critical,sourc...
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-06-08 18:39 UTC by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version: RHSA-2005-517
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2005-06-23 19:31:00 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:517 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: HelixPlayer security update 2005-06-23 04:00:00 UTC

Description Josh Bressers 2005-06-08 18:39:44 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #159864 +++

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.

This issue also affects HelixPlayer

Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2005-06-08 18:40:55 UTC
I will attach a patch as soon as I have one.

Comment 2 John (J5) Palmieri 2005-06-13 18:12:45 UTC
RHEL-4 built and symlinked

Comment 3 John (J5) Palmieri 2005-06-14 22:26:38 UTC
Josh are you taking care of teh errata for this?

Comment 4 Josh Bressers 2005-06-14 22:42:21 UTC
Yes, this is RHSA-2005:517, it has already passed QA.  We're just waiting on the

Comment 5 Josh Bressers 2005-06-23 19:04:39 UTC
Lifting embargo

Comment 6 Josh Bressers 2005-06-23 19:31:01 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.

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