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.
Update your software.
This vulnerability was discovered by Tim Austwick of the QinetiQ Security Health Check Team.
This document was written by Ian A Finlay.
|Date First Published:||2003-05-01|
|Date Last Updated:||2003-05-01 13:20 UTC|