|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:271|
The remote host is missing updates announced in
HelixPlayer is a media player.
A stack based buffer overflow bug was found in HelixPlayer's Synchronized
Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL) file processor. An attacker could
create a specially crafted SMIL file which would execute arbitrary code
when opened by a user. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
(cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2005-0455 to this issue.
A buffer overflow bug was found in the way HelixPlayer decodes WAV files.
An attacker could create a specially crafted WAV file which could execute
arbitrary code when opened by a user. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2005-0611 to
All users of HelixPlayer are advised to upgrade to this updated package,
which contains HelixPlayer 1.0.3 which is not vulnerable to these
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date
Risk factor : High
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0455|
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0611
Bugtraq: 20050302 RealOne Player / Real .WAV Heap Overflow File Format Vulnerability (Google Search)
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2005 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com|
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