Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-5691

Buffer overflow in RealNetworks RealPlayer before and RealPlayer SP 1.0 through 1.1.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted RealMedia file.
Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code
Published 2012-12-19 11:55:57
Updated 2012-12-19 11:55:57
Source MITRE
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At least one public exploit which can be used to exploit this vulnerability exists!

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-5691

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 96.39%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 99 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

Metasploit modules for CVE-2012-5691

  • RealPlayer RealMedia File Handling Buffer Overflow
    Disclosure Date : 2012-12-14
    This module exploits a stack based buffer overflow on RealPlayer <= The vulnerability exists in the handling of real media files, due to the insecure usage of the GetPrivateProfileString function to retrieve the URL property from an InternetShortcut section. This module generates a malicious rm file which must be opened with RealPlayer via drag and drop or double click methods. It has been tested successfully on Windows XP SP3 with RealPlayer Authors: - suto <[email protected]>

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