RHEL 3 : realplayer (RHSA-2005:299)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated realplayer packages that fix a number of security issues are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Extras.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.

The realplayer package contains RealPlayer, a media format player.

A number of security issues have been discovered in RealPlayer 8 of
which a subset are believed to affect the Linux version as shipped
with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Extras. RealPlayer 8 is no longer
supported by RealNetworks.

Users of RealPlayer are advised to upgrade to this erratum package
which contains RealPlayer 10.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2004-0387.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2004-0550.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2005-0189.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2005-0191.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2005-0455.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2005-0611.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-299.html

Solution :

Update the affected realplayer package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 17590 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0387
CVE-2004-0550
CVE-2005-0189
CVE-2005-0191
CVE-2005-0455
CVE-2005-0611