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Secunia Security Advisory 46720

Secunia Security Advisory 46720
Posted Nov 10, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been reported in DTV Player, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

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Secunia Security Advisory 46720

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TITLE:
DTV Player Playlist Processing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA46720

VERIFY ADVISORY:
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http://secunia.com/advisories/46720/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46720

RELEASE DATE:
2011-11-09

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/46720/#comments

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https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46720

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http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
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DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been reported in DTV Player, which can be
exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

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

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code, but
requires tricking a user into opening a malicious file.

This may be related to:
SA25508

The vulnerability is reported in version 1.0.1.2. Other versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Do not open playlist files from untrusted sources.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
US-CERT credits Tom Gregory, Spentera.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
US-CERT (VU#998403):
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/998403

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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