RealServer allows access to sensitive information

realserver-gain-access (5538) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


RealNetworks RealServer could allow a remote attacker to gain administrative rights and gain access to sensitive server information. A remote attacker can pass a specific URL request to the server to receive random pieces of information from previous sessions, such as cookies, usernames, passwords, and the port number that the administrative server listens on.


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest version of RealServer, available from the RealNetwork Technical Support Web site. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Real RealServer 5.0
  • Real RealServer 6.0
  • Real RealServer 7.0


Nov 16, 2000

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