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RealNetworks RealPlayer Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

11 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with RealPlayer which is prone to Buffer Overflow Vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaws are caused due, - a buffer overflow error in the 'vidplin.dll' module when processing malformed header data. - temporary files that store references to media files having predictable names. This can be exploited in combination with the 'OpenURLInPlayerBrowser()' method of a browser plugin to execute the file.

Affected Software

Affected Software

RealPlayer versions 11.0 through 11.1 RealPlayer SP versions 1.0 through 1.1.5 (12.x) RealPlayer versions 14.0.0 through 14.0.1

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to RealPlayer version 14.0.2 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)