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RealPlayer Watch Folders Function Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Wont Fix

Created

Created

9 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with RealPlayer and is prone to buffer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The 'Watch Folders' function fails to process an overly long directory path, which can be exploited to cause stack-based buffer overflow via a crafted ZIP file.

Affected Software

Affected Software

RealPlayer version 15.0.5.109

Solution

Solution

No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)