Real Networks RealPlayer < Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6652


The remote host is running a multimedia application that is vulnerable to multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote host is running RealPlayer application.

RealPlayer builds earlier than are potentially 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)


Upgrade to RealPlayer or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 6652

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2013/01/03

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 63289

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:realnetworks:realplayer

Patch Publication Date: 2012/12/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/12/14

Exploitable With

Metasploit (RealPlayer RealMedia File Handling Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

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

BID: 56956