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CVE-2007-4599 Detail

Current Description

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.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/31/2007      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

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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)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
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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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source SECTRACK 1018866 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM External Source VIM 20071030 RealPlayer Updates of October 25, 2007 External Source BUGTRAQ 20071031 ZDI-07-062: RealNetworks RealPlayer PLS File Memory Corruption Vulnerability External Source BID 26214 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3628 External Source MISC External Source XF realplayer-pls-bo(37438)

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