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SUSE-SA:2005:026: RealPlayer Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the RealPlayer package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:026 (RealPlayer).
This update fixes a security issue within the RealPlayer media player.
A remote attacker could craft a special .RAM (Real Audio Media) file
which would cause a buffer overflow when played within RealPlayer.
This is the Real Player Update as referenced on this page:
Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/advisories/2005_26_realplayer.html
Threat Level: High
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