RealPlayer for Windows < Build Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 51814


A multimedia application on the remote Windows host can be abused to execute arbitrary code.


According to its build number, the installed version of RealPlayer on the remote Windows host is affected by multiple code execution vulnerabilities :

- A heap corruption vulnerability when processing AVI headers. (CVE-2010-4393)

- A flaw exists in the temporary file naming scheme used for storage which can be combined with the OpenURLinPlayerBrowser function to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2011-0694)


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 51814

File Name: realplayer_12_0_1_633.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 1/28/2011

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:realnetworks:realplayer

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/27/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/27/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-4393, CVE-2011-0694

BID: 46047, 46285

Secunia: 43098, 43268