Real Networks RealPlayer < (Build Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5748


The remote host is running an application that is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


The remote host is running RealPlayer, a multi-media application.

RealPlayer builds earlier than are potentially affected by multiple code execution vulnerabilities : - A heap corruption vulnerability when handling specially crafted 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: 5748

File Name: 5748.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2010/11/15

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 51814

Risk Information

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

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


Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:realnetworks:realplayer

Patch Publication Date: 2010/10/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/11/15

Reference Information

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

BID: 46047, 46285

OSVDB: 70682, 70849