RealPlayer PNG Deflate Algorithm Heap Corruption Arbitrary Code Execution

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows application is affected by a heap corruption
vulnerability.

Description :

According to its build number, the installed version of RealPlayer /
RealOne Player / RealPlayer Enterprise for Windows has a flaw in the
remote version that may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on
the remote host, with the privileges of the user running RealPlayer.

To do so, an attacker would need to send a corrupted PNG file to a
remote user and have him open it using RealPlayer.

See also :

http://www.coresecurity.com/common/showdoc.php?idx=311&idxseccion=10
http://service.real.com/help/faq/security/securityupdate_march2003.html

Solution :

Upgrade according to the vendor advisories referenced above.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 11496 ()

Bugtraq ID: 7177

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0141

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