RealNetworks Patches Security HolesBy Matthew Hicks | Posted 2004-02-05 Email Print
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The company fixes exploits affecting its media player that could allow attackers to execute code and generate buffer overruns.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.
Security researchers at British-based NGSSoftware Ltd., which issued an advisory on Wednesday, discovered the security holes in December and informed Real Networks of the vulnerabilities.
The Seattle-based Real Networks on Wednesday posted a series of fixes to its Web site.