RealNetworks Helix Server 12.x Multiple DoS
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5100
SynopsisThe remote media streaming server is affected by multiple denial of service vulnerabilities.
DescriptionAccording to its banner, the remote host is running version 12.x of RealNetworks Helix Server / Helix Mobile Server. Such versions are reportedly affected by multiple issues :
- By sending a specially crafted 'RTSP' (SET_PARAMETERS) request with 'DataConvertBuffer' parameter set to empty, an attacker may be able to crash the remote Helix server process. (CVE-2009-2533)
- By sending a 'SETUP' request without including a '/' character in it, a remote attacker may be able to crash the remote Helix server process. (CVE-2009-2534)
SolutionUpdate to RealNetworks Helix Server / Helix Mobile Server 13.0.0 or later.