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RHSA-2005-788: HelixPlayer

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the HelixPlayer packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


An updated HelixPlayer package that fixes a string format issue is now
available.

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

HelixPlayer is a media player.

A format string bug was discovered in the way HelixPlayer processes RealPix
(.rp) files. It is possible for a malformed RealPix file to execute
arbitrary code as the user running HelixPlayer. The Common Vulnerabilities
and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2005-2710
to this issue.

All users of HelixPlayer are advised to upgrade to this updated package,
which contains HelixPlayer version 10.0.6 and is not vulnerable to this
issue.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-788.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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