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Security update for RealPlayer


(Last modified: 11APR2005)

solutions Security update for RealPlayer SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (ebe3ab818934ea4dc5ea333d9f247441)

Applies to

Package: RealPlayer
Product(s): Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-10005
Release: 20050411
Obsoletes: none


Install this update if you are using RealPlayer.



Problem description

This update fixes a security issue within the RealPlayer media player.
A remote attacker could craft a special .RAM (Real Audio Media) file which would cause a buffer overflow when played within RealPlayer.


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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