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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   RealOne (RealPlayer) Vendors:   RealNetworks
RealPlayer Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019153
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-0098   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jan 9 2008
Original Entry Date:  Jan 3 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 11 build
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in RealPlayer. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted media stream that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

A demonstration is available at:

The exploit is available as part of VulnDisco.

Evgeny Legerov reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:   Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue Jan 1 11:27:59 EST 2008
Subject:  [Dailydave] 0day RealPlayer exploit demo


We just released demo for our 0day RealPlayer 11 exploit -, latest version we tested is  
RealPlayer 11 build

The exploit has been published Dec 16, 2007 as a part of VulnDisco SA updates.

Happy New Year!

Evgeny Legerov


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