Vulnerability Scanning Solutions, LLC.
Our Process
What We Scan For
Sample Report
Client List
Contact Us
What We Scan For
Family: SuSE Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

SUSE-SA:2005:059: 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:2005:059 (RealPlayer).

The following security issue in RealPlayer was fixed:

- A format string bug in the RealPix (.rp) file format parser

This bug allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by
supplying a specially crafted file, e.g via Web page or E-Mail.

Note that we no longer support RealPlayer on the following distributions
for some time now:
- SUSE Linux 9.1
- SUSE Linux 9.0
- SUSE Linux Desktop 1.0

On these distributions, please deinstall RealPlayer by running as root:
rpm -e RealPlayer

Solution :
Threat Level: High

Click HERE for more information and discussions on this network vulnerability scan.


P.O. Box 827051

Pembroke Pines, FL 33082-7051

Vulnerability Scanning Solutions, LLC.