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Vulnerability Assessment Details

SUSE-SA:2005:014: RealPlayer

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the RealPlayer package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:014 (RealPlayer).


Two security problems were found in the media player RealPlayer:

- CVE-2005-0455: A buffer overflow in the handling of .smil files.
- CVE-2005-0611: A buffer overflow in the handling of .wav files.

Both buffer overflows can be exploited remotely by providing URLs
opened by RealPlayer.

More informations can be found on this URL:
http://service.real.com/help/faq/security/050224_player/EN/

This updates fixes the problems.



Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/advisories/2005_14_realplayer.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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