RealPlayer update fixes security vulnerabilities | The H Security
RealNetworks is warning users about multiple security vulnerabilities in its RealPlayer media player application for Windows; the company says that none of the, now fixed, holes are known to have been used to compromise systems.
The released update, version 188.8.131.52 of RealPlayer, closes three security holes. One hole is related to ASM RuleBook parsing that could be exploited by an attacker to remotely execute arbitrary code, another is a memory corruption problem related to MP4 file handling in the QuickTime plugin used by RealPlayer, and the third is a buffer overrun in the Media parser.
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