Intrusion Prevention

RealNetworks.RealPlayer.RMP.File.Stack.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in RealNetworks RealPlayer.
The vulnerability is due to an insufficient validation error when the vulnerable software handles a malformed RMP file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted RMP file.

Affected Products

RealNetworks RealPlayer 17.0.2.206 and prior

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version as provided by the Vendor.
http://service.real.com/realplayer/security/12202013_player/en/

CVE References

CVE-2013-7260