GLSA-200603-24 : RealPlayer: Buffer overflow vulnerability

High Nessus Plugin ID 21148


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200603-24 (RealPlayer: Buffer overflow vulnerability)

RealPlayer is vulnerable to a buffer overflow when processing malicious SWF files.
Impact :

By enticing a user to open a specially crafted SWF file an attacker could execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running the application.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All RealPlayer users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-video/realplayer-10.0.7'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 21148

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200603-24.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/03/27

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2006/03/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/03/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0323

OSVDB: 24061

GLSA: 200603-24

CWE: 119