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Security Advisory Critical: HelixPlayer security update

Advisory: RHSA-2007:0605-3
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Critical
Issued on: 2007-06-27
Last updated on: 2007-06-27
Affected Products: Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4.5.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4.5.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2007-3410

Details

An updated HelixPlayer package that fixes a buffer overflow flaw 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 buffer overflow flaw was found in the way HelixPlayer processed
Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL) files. It was possible
for a malformed SMIL file to execute arbitrary code with the permissions of
the user running HelixPlayer. (CVE-2007-3410)

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


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/FAQ_58_10188

Updated packages

Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)

SRPMS:
HelixPlayer-1.0.6-0.EL4.2.0.2.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0094
    MD5: 690aeb2c59d0fc8ec05e14d868142276
 
IA-32:
HelixPlayer-1.0.6-0.EL4.2.0.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0094
    MD5: 1841d85c0dec5177b415fec529eea19e
 
x86_64:
HelixPlayer-1.0.6-0.EL4.2.0.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0094
    MD5: 1841d85c0dec5177b415fec529eea19e
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
HelixPlayer-1.0.6-0.EL4.2.0.2.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0094
    MD5: 690aeb2c59d0fc8ec05e14d868142276
 
IA-32:
HelixPlayer-1.0.6-0.EL4.2.0.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0094
    MD5: 1841d85c0dec5177b415fec529eea19e
 
PPC:
HelixPlayer-1.0.6-0.EL4.2.0.2.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0094
    MD5: 0e5d160d7584a6cfd3a5d39c3c96f422
 
x86_64:
HelixPlayer-1.0.6-0.EL4.2.0.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0094
    MD5: 1841d85c0dec5177b415fec529eea19e
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4.5.z)

SRPMS:
HelixPlayer-1.0.6-0.EL4.2.0.2.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0094
    MD5: 690aeb2c59d0fc8ec05e14d868142276
 
IA-32:
HelixPlayer-1.0.6-0.EL4.2.0.2.i386.rpm     MD5: 1841d85c0dec5177b415fec529eea19e
 
PPC:
HelixPlayer-1.0.6-0.EL4.2.0.2.ppc.rpm     MD5: 0e5d160d7584a6cfd3a5d39c3c96f422
 
x86_64:
HelixPlayer-1.0.6-0.EL4.2.0.2.i386.rpm     MD5: 1841d85c0dec5177b415fec529eea19e
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)

SRPMS:
HelixPlayer-1.0.6-0.EL4.2.0.2.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0094
    MD5: 690aeb2c59d0fc8ec05e14d868142276
 
IA-32:
HelixPlayer-1.0.6-0.EL4.2.0.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0094
    MD5: 1841d85c0dec5177b415fec529eea19e
 
x86_64:
HelixPlayer-1.0.6-0.EL4.2.0.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0094
    MD5: 1841d85c0dec5177b415fec529eea19e
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4.5.z)

SRPMS:
HelixPlayer-1.0.6-0.EL4.2.0.2.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0094
    MD5: 690aeb2c59d0fc8ec05e14d868142276
 
IA-32:
HelixPlayer-1.0.6-0.EL4.2.0.2.i386.rpm     MD5: 1841d85c0dec5177b415fec529eea19e
 
x86_64:
HelixPlayer-1.0.6-0.EL4.2.0.2.i386.rpm     MD5: 1841d85c0dec5177b415fec529eea19e
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
HelixPlayer-1.0.6-0.EL4.2.0.2.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0094
    MD5: 690aeb2c59d0fc8ec05e14d868142276
 
IA-32:
HelixPlayer-1.0.6-0.EL4.2.0.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0094
    MD5: 1841d85c0dec5177b415fec529eea19e
 
x86_64:
HelixPlayer-1.0.6-0.EL4.2.0.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0094
    MD5: 1841d85c0dec5177b415fec529eea19e
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

245836 - CVE-2007-3410 RealPlayer/HelixPlayer buffer overflow


References



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