RealPlayer File Handler Arbitrary Code Execution

High Nessus Plugin ID 12044


The remote Windows application is affected by several remote flaws.


According to its build number, the installed version of RealPlayer / RealOne Player / RealPlayer Enterprise has a flaw that may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host, with the privileges of the user running RealPlayer, using specially crafted RP, RT, RAM, RPM or SMIL files.

In addition, it may allow an attacker to download and execute arbitrary code on the affected system using specially crafted RMP files.


Upgrade according to the vendor advisories referenced above.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 12044

File Name: realplayer_file_handler_overflow.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.19 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2004/02/05

Modified: 2016/11/02

Dependencies: 20183

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:ND/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:realnetworks:realplayer

Required KB Items: SMB/RealPlayer/Product, SMB/RealPlayer/Build

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/02/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0258, CVE-2004-0273

BID: 9579, 9580

OSVDB: 3827, 6616

CWE: 22