Current Description

Buffer overflow in Real Networks RealPlayer 8.0 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a header length value that exceeds the actual length of the header.

Basic Data

PublishedMay 16, 2002
Last ModifiedJuly 11, 2017
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.5
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegetrue
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationRealnetworksRealone Player********8.0
    2.3ApplicationRealnetworksRealplayer Intranet7.0*******
    2.3ApplicationRealnetworksRealplayer Intranet********8.0

Vulnerable Software List

Realnetworks Realone Player *
Realnetworks Realplayer Intranet *, 7.0


20020105 RealPlayer Buffer Problem Advisory
20020124 Potential RealPlayer 8 Vulnerability Applicable Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
20020124 RealPlayer Buffer Overflow [Sentinel Chicken Networks Security Advisory #01] Applicable Third Party Advisory VDB Entry Advisory
realplayer-file-header-bo(7839) Link
3809 Party Advisory VDB Entry