http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-046 Jul 25 2008 09:27PM
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ZDI-08-046: RealNetworks RealPlayer Library File Deletion Stack Overflow

Vulnerability

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-046

July 25, 2008

-- CVE ID:

ZDI-CAN-231

-- Affected Vendors:

RealNetworks

-- Affected Products:

RealNetworks RealPlayer

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-- Vulnerability Details:

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on

systems with vulnerable installations of the RealNetworks RealPlayer.

User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the

target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists in RealPlayer's rjbdll.dll module when handling

the deletion of media library files. An attacker could exploit this

vulnerability using an ActiveX control

{FDC7A535-4070-4B92-A0EA-D9994BCC0DC5} to import a vulnerable file into

the user's media library. Upon deletion of this file, an exploitable

stack based buffer overflow can be triggered.

-- Vendor Response:

RealNetworks has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More

details can be found at:

http://service.real.com/realplayer/security/07252008_player/en/

-- Disclosure Timeline:

2007-11-02 - Vulnerability reported to vendor

2008-07-25 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit:

This vulnerability was discovered by:

* Anonymous

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