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Security update for RealPlayer


(Last modified: 07MAR2005)

solutions Security update for RealPlayer SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (bd4aed60b3fec6205fd20cd615124c7e)

Applies to

Package: RealPlayer
Product(s): Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-9911
Release: 20050307
Obsoletes: none


Install this update if you are using RealPlayer.



Problem description

Two security problems were found in the media player RealPlayer:
Both buffer overflows can be exploited remotely by providing URLs opened by RealPlayer.
More informations can be found on this URL:
This updates fixes the problems.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh RealPlayer.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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