RealPlayer for Windows < Build Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 53409


A multimedia application on the remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


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

- The OpenURLInDefaultBrowser() method will open and execute the first parameter based on the operating system's default handler for the filetype and is accessible through RealPlayer's internal browser, which in turn can be reached using a specially crafted RealPlayer audio or settings (RNX) file. (CVE-2011-1426)

- A heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability can be triggered when processing a malformed Internet Video Recording (IVR) file. (CVE-2011-1525)


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 53409

File Name: realplayer_12_0_1_647.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 4/14/2011

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/12/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/21/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1426, CVE-2011-1525

BID: 46946, 47335

Secunia: 43847