RealNetworks Releases Update to Address Security Vulnerabilities.
Source and Updates : http://service.real.com/help/faq/sec...610_player/EN/
Updated June 10, 2004
RealNetworks Inc. has recently been made aware of security vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to run arbitrary code on a user's machine. While we have not received reports of anyone actually being attacked with this exploit, all security vulnerabilities are taken very seriously by RealNetworks Inc. Real has found and fixed the problem.
The specific exploits were:
To fashion RAM files which corrupt the Player and which might allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on a user's machine. Multiple issues were reported in this area.
This issue affects the following Windows products:
RealOne Player (English)
RealOne Player v2 (all languages)
RealPlayer 10 (English, German and Japanese)
RealPlayer 8 (all languages)
RealPlayer Enterprise (all versions, standalone and "as configured" by the RealPlayer Enterprise Manager)