Realplayer has issued a critical patch for a couple vulnerabilities



Incidents.org is reporting that realplayer has issued a patch in response to two vulnerabilities discovered by eEye. The first involves a skin file which could be loaded through the browser without permission and the second, a specially made .rm file which could allow code execution.

Update 11/11 – The security fix has further coverage

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