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SUSE-SA:2005:059: 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:2005:059 (RealPlayer).


The following security issue in RealPlayer was fixed:

- A format string bug in the RealPix (.rp) file format parser
(CVE-2005-2710).

This bug permited remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by
supplying a specially crafted file, e.g via Web page or E-Mail.

Note that we no longer support RealPlayer on the following distributions
for some time now:
- SUSE Linux 9.1
- SUSE Linux 9.0
- SUSE Linux Desktop 1.0

On these distributions, please deinstall RealPlayer by running as root:
rpm -e RealPlayer

Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/advisories/2005_59_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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