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Vulnerability Assessment Details

RHSA-2005-363: RealPlayer

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the RealPlayer packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

An updated RealPlayer package that fixes a buffer overflow issue is now

This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

RealPlayer is a media player that provides solid media playback locally
and via streaming. It plays RealAudio, RealVideo, MP3, 3GPP Video,
Flash, SMIL 2.0, JPEG, GIF, PNG, RealPix and RealText and

A buffer overflow bug was found in the way RealPlayer processes RAM files.
A possible hacker could create a specially crafted RAM file which could execute
arbitrary code when opened by a user. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project ( has assigned the name CVE-2005-0755 to
this issue.

All users of RealPlayer are advised to upgrade to this updated package,
which contains RealPlayer version 10.0.4 and is not vulnerable to this

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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