RealNetworks RealPlayer up to 14.0.5 resource management
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A vulnerability classified as very critical has been found in RealNetworks RealPlayer (Multimedia Player Software). This affects an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a resource management vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-399. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
Use-after-free vulnerability in RealNetworks RealPlayer 11.0 through 11.1 and 14.0.0 through 14.0.5, RealPlayer SP 1.0 through 1.1.5, and RealPlayer Enterprise 2.0 through 2.1.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to a dialog box.
The weakness was shared 08/18/2011 by Krystian Kloskowski (Website). The advisory is shared at securitytracker.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2011-2952 since 07/27/2011. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 11/18/2021). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product decreasing in the near future.
The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 55908 (RealPlayer for Windows < Build 126.96.36.1996 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 119517 (Real Networks RealPlayer Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities).
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (69270), SecurityTracker (ID 1025943), Vulnerability Center (SBV-32782) and Tenable (55908). The entries 58833, 58332, 58331 and 58330 are related to this item.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 10.0
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ExploitingClass: Resource management
CWE: CWE-399 / CWE-404
Status: Not defined
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Nessus ID: 55908
Nessus Name: RealPlayer for Windows < Build 188.8.131.526 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 902624
OpenVAS Name: RealNetworks RealPlayer Multiple Vulnerabilities (Win) - Aug11
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CountermeasuresRecommended: no mitigation known
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08/16/2011 +20 days 🔍
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08/21/2011 +3 days 🔍
03/23/2015 +1310 days 🔍
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Researcher: Krystian Kloskowski
CVE: CVE-2011-2952 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1025943 - RealPlayer Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Vulnerability Center: 32782 - RealNetworks RealPlayer and RealPlayer Enterprise Remote Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 49195 - Real Networks RealPlayer (CVE-2011-2952) Use After Free Memory Corruption Vulnerability
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EntryCreated: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM
Updated: 11/18/2021 08:12 AM
Changes: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM (61), 03/30/2017 09:33 AM (15), 11/18/2021 08:12 AM (4)
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