RealNetworks, Inc. Releases Update to Address Security Vulnerabilities.

Updated December 14, 2012

 

RealNetworks is making available product upgrades that contain security bug fixes. We have received no reports of any machines actually being compromised as a result of the now-remedied vulnerabilities.

RealNetworks always recommends upgrading your product to the most current version available to avoid security vulnerabilities. 



 

Current Software
The current versions of our Player software are not affected by these vulnerabilities.

Software

Affected?

Operating System

Language

RealPlayer 16.0.0.282

No

Windows XP, Vista, Win7, Win8

All Supported

Mac RealPlayer 12.0.1.1738

No

Mac OS X 10.3 – 10.8.2

All Supported

 

Affected Software
The table below contains a summary of which previous and current versions of the RealPlayer software are susceptible to these vulnerabilities. The columns and cells in green are the versions of each product where the issue has been resolved.

 

CVE Number

RealPlayer
11.0 – 11.1

RealPlayer SP 1.0 – 1.1.5

RealPlayer 14.0.0 – 15.0.6.14

RealPlayer 16.0.0.282

 

Mac RealPlayer 12.0.0.1701

Mac RealPlayer 12.0.1.1738

CVE-2012-5690

X

X

X

 

CVE-2012-5691

X

X

X

 

 

CVE Descriptions

 

CVE-2012-5690

RealPlayer - RealAudio Invalid pointer vulnerability

Affected software: Windows RealPlayer 15.0.6.14 and prior.

Credit to Senator of Pirates for reporting this issue.

 

CVE-2012-5691

RealPlayer - Buffer overflow with RealMedia files vulnerability

Affected software: Windows RealPlayer 15.0.6.14 and prior.

Credit to Suto for reporting this issue.

 

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