RealPlayer for Windows < Remote Buffer Overflow and Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8000


The remote host is running a version of RealPlayer multimedia application that may be vulnerable to a buffer overflow as well as a remote memory corruption.


RealPlayer builds earlier than are potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A stack buffer overflow when handling filenames.(CVE-2013-4973)

- Memory corruption vulnerability when parsing a malformed RealMedia file. (CVE-2013-4974)


Upgrade to RealPlayer or later on your Windows platform.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 8000

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2013/08/26

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 69472

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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


Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:realnetworks:realplayer

Patch Publication Date: 2013/08/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/08/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4974, CVE-2013-4973

BID: 61990, 61989