Real fixes critical RealPlayer flaws

from Macworld UK
RealNetworks has issued patches to four vulnerabiliites in its RealPlayer media software, some of which could allow an attacker to run unauthorized code on the user's computer.

The most serious of the bugs, which affects RealPlayers on the Windows, Macintosh and Linux operating systems, takes advantage of a bug in the RealText file format that is used in SMIL (Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language) files, according to Michael Sutton, director of iDefense's labs.

Rhapsody player for RealNetwrks' online music service is also affected.

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Posted by Antony at June 28, 2005 2:54 AM

>> more MacCentre701 June 2005 reports.