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Security update for RealPlayer

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(Last modified: 17JUN2005)


solutions Security update for RealPlayer SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (ecdfd7f9a42b7a00983da30f3426c164)

Applies to

Package: RealPlayer
Product(s): Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-10255
Release: 20050617
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Install this update if you are using RealPlayer.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

A security problem was found in RealPlayer that allows a remote attacker to execute code in the local player by providing a handcrafted .smil file and a specifically prepared website.
The updated packages fix this problem.

Solution

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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