RealNetworks Fixes Critical Media Player Flaws

RealNetworks has issued an update to its fleet of media-player products that fixes at least three critical flaws in the applications that attackers could use to infiltrate vulnerable PCs. I meant to blog about this late last week when these updates were issued, but I got sidetracked. Oh well, better late than never, I suppose.

The update mends problems in versions of RealPlayer, Rhapsody, Helix Player and RealOne Player for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux systems. This link here has instructions on how to tell whether your version needs updating, and if so, how to update it. Security Fix - Brian Krebs on Computer and Internet Security - (

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 31st March 2006 12:30AM