Real Networks RealPlayer codec frame size denial of service

realplayer-frame-size-dos (78388) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Real Networks RealPlayer is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a divide-by-zero error in codec frame size. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 3.2
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of RealPlayer (15.0.6.14 or later), available from the RealNetworks Web site. See References.

References:

  • RealNetworks, Inc. Web site: RealNetworks, Inc. Releases Update to Address Security Vulnerabilities..
  • BID-55473: RealPlayer Multiple Memory Corruption and Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2012-3234: RealNetworks RealPlayer before 15.0.6.14, RealPlayer SP 1.0 through 1.1.5, and Mac RealPlayer before 12.0.1.1750 do not properly handle codec frame sizes in RealAudio files, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (divide-by-zero error and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file.
  • SA50566: RealPlayer Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA50580: Mac RealPlayer Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Real RealPlayer 10.0
  • Real RealPlayer 10.5
  • Real RealPlayer 11.0
  • Real RealPlayer 11.0.1
  • Real RealPlayer 11.0.2
  • Real RealPlayer 11.0.2.1744
  • Real RealPlayer 11.0.2.2315
  • Real RealPlayer 11.0.3
  • Real RealPlayer 11.0.4
  • Real RealPlayer 11.0.5
  • Real RealPlayer 11.1
  • Real RealPlayer 11.1.3
  • Real RealPlayer 11_build_6.0.14.748
  • Real RealPlayer 12.0.0.1444
  • Real RealPlayer 12.0.0.1548
  • Real RealPlayer 12.0.0.1701 Mac
  • Real RealPlayer 14.0.0
  • Real RealPlayer 14.0.1
  • Real RealPlayer 14.0.1.609
  • Real RealPlayer 14.0.2
  • Real RealPlayer 14.0.3
  • Real RealPlayer 14.0.4
  • Real RealPlayer 14.0.5
  • Real RealPlayer 15.0.2.72
  • Real RealPlayer 15.0.3.37
  • Real RealPlayer 15.0.5.109
  • Real RealPlayer 2.1.2 Enterprise
  • Real RealPlayer 2.1.3 Enterprise
  • Real RealPlayer 2.1.4 Enterprise
  • Real RealPlayer 4
  • Real RealPlayer 5
  • Real RealPlayer 6
  • Real RealPlayer 7
  • Real RealPlayer 8
  • Real RealPlayer for Mac OS X 12.0.0.1701
  • Real RealPlayer SP 1.0.0
  • Real RealPlayer SP 1.0.1
  • Real RealPlayer SP 1.0.2
  • Real RealPlayer SP 1.0.5
  • Real RealPlayer SP 1.1
  • Real RealPlayer SP 1.1.1
  • Real RealPlayer SP 1.1.2
  • Real RealPlayer SP 1.1.3
  • Real RealPlayer SP 1.1.4
  • Real RealPlayer SP 1.1.5
  • Realnetworks RealPlayer 15.0.4.53

Reported:

Sep 07, 2012

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