RealPlayer for Windows < Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 63289


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 earlier than It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- An error exists related to 'RealAudio' handling and invalid pointers that can allow arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2012-5690)

- An error exists related to 'RealMedia' handling that can allow a buffer overflow leading to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2012-5691)


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 63289

File Name: realplayer_16_0_0_282.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 12/18/2012

Updated: 7/25/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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: 12/14/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/14/2012

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (RealPlayer RealMedia File Handling Buffer Overflow)

ExploitHub (EH-13-026)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5690, CVE-2012-5691

BID: 56956