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Realplayer/RealOne RAM File Processing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Piotr Bania has reported a vulnerability in Realplayer and RealOne, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error when processing RAM files and can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow via a specially crafted RAM file.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

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