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RHSA-2005-392: HelixPlayer Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the HelixPlayer packages
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
An updated HelixPlayer package that fixes a buffer overflow issue is now
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 bug was found in the way HelixPlayer processes RAM files.
A possible hacker could create a specially crafted RAM file which could execute
arbitrary code when opened by a user. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2005-0755 to
All users of HelixPlayer are advised to upgrade to this updated package,
which contains HelixPlayer version 10.0.4 and is not vulnerable to this
Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-392.html
Threat Level: High
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