Public Date:
561860: CVE-2010-0417 HelixPlayer / RealPlayer: rule book handling heap corruption

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in common/util/rlstate.cpp in Helix Player 1.0.6 and RealPlayer allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a RuleBook structure with a large number of rule-separator characters that trigger heap memory corruption.

Find out more about CVE-2010-0417 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (HelixPlayer) RHSA-2010:0094 2010-02-09