Real Networks RealPlayer RV40 code execution

realplayer-rv40-code-exec (73021) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Real Networks RealPlayer could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an error when processing RV40 content. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6.8
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of RealPlayer (15.0.2.71 or later), available from the RealNetworks Web site. See References.

References:

  • RealNetworks November 2011 Update: RealNetworks, Inc. Releases Update to Address Security Vulnerabilities..
  • ZDI-12-183: RealNetworks RealPlayer RV40 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.
  • BID-51887: Real Networks RealPlayer CVE-2012-0925 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
  • CVE-2012-0925: Unspecified vulnerability in the RV40 codec in RealNetworks RealPlayer 11.x, 14.x, and 15.x before 15.02.71, and RealPlayer SP 1.0 through 1.1.5, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted RV40 RealVideo video stream.
  • OSVDB ID: 78914: RealPlayer RV40 Content Handling Unspecified Remote Code Execution
  • SA47896: RealPlayer Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • RealNetworks RealPlayer 15.0.1.13

Reported:

Feb 06, 2012

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