Vulnerability Note VU#912219
RealSystem Proxy contains buffer overflow
A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the RealSystem Proxy. This vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable host. An exploit exists for this vulnerability and is publicly available.
RealSystem Proxy is a streaming media proxy-cache. RealNetworks describes RealSystem Proxy as follows:
RealSystem® Proxy 8 is a dedicated streaming media proxy-cache that enables ISPs and enterprises to manage digital media content entering their networks.
A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the RealSystem Proxy process.
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Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|RealNetworks||Affected||-||01 May 2003|
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This vulnerability was discovered by Tim Austwick of the QinetiQ Security Health Check Team.
This document was written by Ian A Finlay.
- CVE IDs: Unknown
- Date Public: 19 Feb 2003
- Date First Published: 01 May 2003
- Date Last Updated: 01 May 2003
- Severity Metric: 33.75
- Document Revision: 9
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