Real Video Server Telnet Malformed Data Remote DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 10183


The remote server is vulnerable to a denial of service.


It was possible to crash the remote Progressive Networks Real Video Server by sending it specially crafted data.

An attacker may use this flaw to prevent you from sharing sound and video.


Update to RealServer 5.01 or later.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 10183

File Name: pnserver.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.25 $

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 1999/08/22

Modified: 2013/01/25

Dependencies: 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2000/01/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0271

OSVDB: 5859