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CVE-2008-1309 Detail

Current Description

The RealAudioObjects.RealAudio ActiveX control in rmoc3260.dll in RealNetworks RealPlayer Enterprise, RealPlayer 10, RealPlayer 10.5 before build, and RealPlayer 11 before 11.0.3 build does not properly manage memory for the (1) Console or (2) Controls property, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (browser crash) via a series of assignments of long string values, which triggers an overwrite of freed heap memory.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/12/2008      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
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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 (03/18/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect 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 FULLDISC 20080310 Real Networks RealPlayer ActiveX Control Heap Corruption Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#831457 External Source BUGTRAQ 20080725 ZDI-08-047: RealNetworks RealPlayer rmoc3260 ActiveX Control Memory Corruption Vulnerability Exploit External Source BID 28157 External Source SECTRACK 1019576 External Source SECTRACK 1020563 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0842 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2194 External Source MISC External Source XF realplayer-realaudioobjects-code-execution(41087) External Source EXPLOIT-DB 5332

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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