Real Media Player fails to parse filenames correctly, which may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the logged in user.
CWE-121: Stack-based Buffer Overflow - CVE-2013-4973
Real Media Player versions prior to version 188.8.131.52 are vulnerable to a stack buffer overflow when provided with a specially crafted .rmp file. When executed, it may allow a remote unauthenticated attacker to run arbitrary code in the context of the logged in user.
A remote unauthenticated attacker may obtain sensitive information, cause a denial of service condition, or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the application..
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Thanks to hamburgers maccoy for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Chris King.
|Date First Published:||2013-08-26|
|Date Last Updated:||2013-08-26 13:38 UTC|