Real Networks RealPlayer XML buffer overflow

realplayer-cve20137260-bo (90160) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Real Networks RealPlayer is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking when handling malicious files. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted encoding declaration in the XML declaration of an RMP file or sending an overly long version number, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and 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 (17.0.4.61 or later), available from the RealNetworks, Inc. Web site. See References.

References:

  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [12-24-2013]: RealNetworks RealPlayer (.rmp) Version Attribute Buffer Overflow.
  • RealNetworks, Inc. Web site: RealNetworks, Inc. Releases Update to Address Security Vulnerabilities.
  • BID-64695: RealPlayer 'RMP' File Processing Remote Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2013-7260: Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in RealNetworks RealPlayer before 17.0.4.61 on Windows, and Mac RealPlayer before 12.0.1.1738, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long (1) version number or (2) encoding declaration in the XML declaration of an RMP file, a different issue than CVE-2013-6877.
  • US-CERT VU#698278: RealPlayer version 16.0.3.51 contains a buffer overflow vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Real RealPlayer 10.0 10.0.0.305 Mac
  • Real RealPlayer 10.0 10.0.0.352 Mac
  • Real RealPlayer 10.0
  • Real RealPlayer 10.0 10.0.0.331 Mac
  • Real RealPlayer 10.1 10.0.0.396 Mac
  • Real RealPlayer 10.1 10.0.0. 481 Mac
  • Real RealPlayer 10.1 10.0.0.412 Mac
  • 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 12.0.1.1737 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 15.0.0
  • Real RealPlayer 15.0.4
  • Real RealPlayer 15.0.4.43
  • Real RealPlayer 15.0.5.109
  • Real RealPlayer 15.0.6.14
  • Real RealPlayer 15.02.71
  • Real RealPlayer 16.0.0
  • Real RealPlayer 16.0.0.282
  • Real RealPlayer 16.0.1.18
  • Real RealPlayer 16.0.2.32
  • Real RealPlayer 16.0.3.51
  • Real RealPlayer 17.0.4.60
  • 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

Reported:

Dec 17, 2013

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