Intrusion Prevention

RealNetworks.Realplayer.RecordClip.Parameter.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a code-execution vulnerability in RealNetworks RealPlayer.
The vulnerability is located in the "ierpplug.dll" ActiveX control through misuse of the "RecordClip" method. It may allow remote attackers to execute
arbitrary code in the context of the application using the affected ActiveX control. Failed exploit attempts will likely cause the program to crash,
resulting in a denial-of-service condition.

Affected Products

Real Networks RealPlayer SP 1.0.5
Real Networks RealPlayer SP 1.0.2
Real Networks RealPlayer SP 1.0.1
Real Networks RealPlayer SP 1.0
Real Networks RealPlayer SP 1.1

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Refer to the vendor's web site for the suggested workaround:
http://service.real.com/realplayer/security/10152010_player/en/

CVE References

CVE-2010-3749