This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
An updated RealPlayer package that fixes a buffer overflow issue is
This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
RealPlayer is a media player providing solid media playback locally
and via streaming. It plays RealAudio, RealVideo, MP3, 3GPP Video,
Flash, SMIL 2.0, JPEG, GIF, PNG, RealPix and RealText and more.
A buffer overflow bug was found in the way RealPlayer processes RAM
files. An attacker could create a specially crafted RAM file which
could execute arbitrary code when opened by a user. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the
name CVE-2005-0755 to this issue.
All users of RealPlayer are advised to upgrade to this updated
package, which contains RealPlayer version 10.0.4 and is not
vulnerable to this issue.
See also :
Update the affected realplayer package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 18111 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-0755