RealPlayer and Helix Player UNIX security issues

By Derek Sooman on
Users of Linux will be concerned to hear that media players RealPlayer and Helix Player have a security vulnerability that could let malicious attackers launch remote attacks on a user's system. RealNetworks' RealPlayer version Gold and Helix Player Gold running on Linux or Unix have a flaw that already has been exploited through malicious code, the details of which have been published on the Internet.

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