RealSystem Server contains buffer overflow

ID VU:143627
Type cert
Reporter CERT
Modified 2003-05-01T13:47:00



A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the RealSystem Server. 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 Server is a streaming media server. A buffer overflow vulnerability in RealSystem Server may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable host. For more information, please see RealSystem Server and Proxy Buffer Overflow Vulnerability.


A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the RealSystem Server process.


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Updated: May 01, 2003


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CVSS Metrics

Group | Score | Vector
Base | N/A | N/A
Temporal | N/A | N/A
Environmental | | N/A



This vulnerability was discovered by Tim Austwick of the QinetiQ Security Health Check Team.

This document was written by Ian A Finlay.

Other Information

CVE IDs: | None
Severity Metric:** | 25.31
Date Public:
| 2003-02-19
Date First Published: | 2003-05-01
Date Last Updated: | 2003-05-01 13:47 UTC
Document Revision: | 5