RealPlayer for Windows < Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6721


The remote host is running a multimedia application that may be vulnerable to to a heap overflow attack.


The remote host is running RealPlayer application.

RealPlayer builds earlier than are potentially affected by a heap-based buffer-overflow vulnerability because the application fails to perform adequate boundary checks on user-supplied input. (CVE-2013-1750)


Upgrade to RealPlayer or later on your Windows platform.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 6721

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2013/03/27

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 65630

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: 2012/03/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/03/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1750

BID: 58539