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Vulnerability Assessment Details

RealPlayer File Handler Code Execution

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the version of RealPlayer

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote Windows application is affected by several remote flaws.

Description :

According to its version number, the installed version of RealPlayer /
RealOne Player / RealPlayer Enterprise has a flaw that may permit an
attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host, with the
rights of the user running RealPlayer, using specially-crafted RP,
RT, RAM, RPM or SMIL files.

In addition, it may permit a possible hacker to download and execute
arbitrary code on the affected system using specially-crafted RMP
files.

See also :

http://www.ngssoftware.com/advisories/realone.txt
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-02/0442.html
http://service.real.com/help/faq/security/040123_player/EN/

Solution :

Upgrade according to the vendor advisories referenced above.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 9579, 9580

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2007 Tenable Network Security

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