RealPlayer Unspecified Remote Buffer Overflow

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2472


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


According to its version number, the version of Realplayer is vulnerable to several remote overflows.
Realplayer is a multimedia player. An attacker exploiting this flaw would need to be able to convince a local user into visiting a malicious URL or downloading a malicious RealPlayer media file that would execute code with the privileges of the local user.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 2472

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2004/12/20

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 14278

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:C


Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.4


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:U/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:realnetworks:realplayer

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0550

BID: 10527, 10528, 10934