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28 July 2008, 12:25

RealPlayer update fixes critical security holes

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RealNetworks has provided updates for various versions of RealPlayer to fix critical security holes. The updates affect versions 10, 10.5 and 11 for Windows, Mac and Linux. Users are advised that installing the update is crucial. Among the problems solved is the vulnerability in the ActiveX module discovered four months ago and a buffer overflow which was rated as highly critical and can be exploited to inject and install malicious software, as advised by security provider, Secunia.

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