Intrusion Prevention

Realtek.Player.Playlist.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a buffer-overflow vulnerability in Realtek Media Player.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a crafted playlist. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code via sending a crafted .PLA file.

Affected Products

Realtek Media Player(RtlRack) A4.06

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Currently, we are not aware of any vendor supplied patch for this issue.
Do not open untrusted playlist (".pla") files.

CVE References

CVE-2008-5664