Remote DoS attack in Real Networks Real Server Vulnerability

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2000-04-20T00:00:00



Remote DoS attack in Real Networks Real Server Vulnerability

"with a 412 byte attack EVERY RealServer is vulnerable to this D.O.S attack"

USSR Advisory Code: USSR-2000038

Release Date: April 20, 2000

Systems Affected: Real Networks Real Server 7 (linux or Windows) Real Networks Real Server Pro (linux or Windows) Real Networks Real Server Intranet (linux or Windows) Real Networks Real Server Plus (linux or Windows) Real Networks Real Server Basic (linux or Windows) Real Networks Real Server G2 1.0


The Ussr Labs team has recently discovered a memory problem in the RealServer 7 Server. What happens is, by preforming an attack with specially-malformed information to port 7070 it will cause the proccess containg the services to stop responding.

Binary or Source for this D.o.S:

The Exploit: It will take down the RealServer causing it to stop all streaming media brodcasts, making it non-functional, (untill Reboot)

Vendor Status: Uninformed of this security issue for the reason of previous reports of Real Networks user privacy invasion.

Now comes to my mind this two pages:

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Vendor Url: Program Url: me Download Url:,srvpl_020 400,srvntra

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