Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Windows >> Rhapsody vidplin.dll AVI Processing Heap Overflow Vulnerability


Vulnerability Assessment Details

Rhapsody vidplin.dll AVI Processing Heap Overflow Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for vidplin.dll AVI processing heap overflow vulnerability in Rhapsody

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote Windows host contains a multimedia player that is prone to a
buffer overflow attack.

Description :

The remote installation of Rhapsody has a heap overflow in
RealPlayer's 'vidplin.dll' file used to process AVI files. With a
specially-crafted AVI file, a possible hacker can exploit this flaw to cause
arbitrary code to be run within the context of the affected
application when a user opens the file.

See also :

http://research.eeye.com/html/advisories/published/AD20050623.html
http://service.real.com/help/faq/security/050623_player/EN/

Solution :

Upgrade according to the vendor advisory referenced above.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 8
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 13530

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

Compaq CQ50-215NR 1GB PC2-5300S DDR2 Laptop Memory * 485029-001 M470T2864QZ3-CE6
$9.85
Compaq CQ50-215NR 1GB PC2-5300S DDR2 Laptop Memory * 485029-001 M470T2864QZ3-CE6 pictureAuthentic PNY RAM Memory 64MB PC100 144-pin SODIMM 100Mhz, 6416YESWM4G09, VGC
$5.28
Authentic PNY RAM Memory 64MB PC100 144-pin SODIMM 100Mhz, 6416YESWM4G09, VGC pictureLot of 10 Nanya & Micron 4GB 2RX4 PC2-5300F-555 Server Memory
$39.99
Lot of 10 Nanya & Micron 4GB 2RX4 PC2-5300F-555 Server Memory pictureCorsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 2400mhz RAM MEMORY (CMK16GX4M2A2400C14R)
$69.8
Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 2400mhz RAM MEMORY (CMK16GX4M2A2400C14R) picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.