FreeBSD : linux-realplayer -- RealText parsing heap overflow (95ee96f2-e488-11d9-bf22-080020c11455)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 19036


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


An iDEFENSE Security Advisory reports :

Remote exploitation of a heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability in the RealText file format parser within various versions of RealNetworks Inc.'s RealPlayer could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 19036

File Name: freebsd_pkg_95ee96f2e48811d9bf22080020c11455.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.20 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-realplayer, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2005/06/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/06/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1766