RealNetworks RealPlayer for Windows invalid .mp3 file denial of service
|realplayer-mp3-invalid-dos (8320)||Medium Risk|
RealNetworks RealPlayer is vulnerable to a denial of service attack. A remote attacker can append a .mp3 file extension to a malicious file to consume 100% of the CPU resources when RealPlayer attempts to open the malicious file, causing the system to crash.
Denial of Service
No remedy available as of December 1, 2013.
- NtWaK0 Advisory 28-02-2002: 2K, with RealPlayer Installed 100 % CPU utilization.
- BID-4200: Real Networks Realplayer 8 CPU Utilization Denial of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0337: RealPlayer 8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU utilization) via malformed .mp3 files.
- OSVDB ID: 14397: RealPlayer Malformed .mp3 CPU Exhaustion DoS
- Real RealPlayer 8.0 Win32
Feb 28, 2002
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