REAL One Player R3T File Format Stack Overflow

From: NGSSoftware Insight Security Research (mark_at_ngssoftware.com)
Date: 04/07/04

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    Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2004 10:35:49 +0100
    
    

    NGSSoftware Insight Security Research Advisory

    Name: REAL One Player R3T File Format Stack Overflow
    Systems Affected: RealPlayer 8, RealOne Player, RealOne Player v2 for
    Windows only (all languages), RealPlayer 10 Beta (English only) and
    ReaPlayer Enterprise (all versions, standalone and as configured by the
    RealPlayer Enterprise Manager).
    Severity: High (If RT3 Plugin Present Within installed REAL Player)
    Vendor URL: http://www.real.com
    Author: Mark Litchfield [ mark@ngssoftware.com ]
    Date Vendor Notified: 4th February 2004
    Date of Public Advisory: 7th April 2004
    Advisory number: #NISR17042004
    Advisory URL: http://www.ngssoftware.com/advisories/realr3t.txt

    Description
    ***********

    RealOne / RealPlayer is one of the most widely used products for internet
    media delivery. There are currently in excess of 200 million users worlwide
    of these products.

    Details
    *******

    By crafting malformed .R3T file it is possible to cause a stack based
    overruns in RealPlayer / RealOne Player. By forcing a browser to a website
    containing such a file, code could be exectued on the target machine running
    in the context of the logged on user, alternatively the end user would be
    required to open the .R3T file as a mail attachment.

    Fix Information
    ***************

    For the various fix options available for different types of REAL products,
    NGS suggest visiting
    http://service.real.com/help/faq/security/040406_r3t/en/ for detailed
    information

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