RealNetworks Patches Security Holes

By on February 6, 2004, 12:34 AM
RealNetworks Inc. recently released a security update to plug a series of vulnerabilities in its media players that could open a user's machine to malicious code.

The exploits could, among other things, allow an attacker to create RMP files that download and execute arbitrary code on a user's machine and to create media files that generate buffer overrun errors, according to the security posting.

Read more: [URL=http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,4149,1517953,00.asp]eWeek[/URL].

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