CVE-ID

CVE-2009-4242

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
Heap-based buffer overflow in the CGIFCodec::GetPacketBuffer function in datatype/image/gif/common/gifcodec.cpp in RealNetworks RealPlayer 10; RealPlayer 10.5 6.0.12.1040 through 6.0.12.1741; RealPlayer 11 11.0.0 through 11.0.4; RealPlayer Enterprise; Mac RealPlayer 10, 10.1, and 11.0; Linux RealPlayer 10; and Helix Player 10.x allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a GIF file with crafted chunk sizes that trigger improper memory allocation.
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Date Entry Created
20091209 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20091209)
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Proposed (Legacy)
N/A
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