'Highly critical' flaws hit RealPlayer

Summary:RealNetworks warns of seven different vulnerabilities affecting Windows RealPlayer SP 1.1.4 and and RealPlayer Enterprise 2.1.2.

Multiple "highly critical" security holes in RealNetworks' RealPlayer software could expose millions of computer users to remote code execution attacks.

According to an advisory from Secunia, these flaws can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

This RealNetworks security notice details seven different vulnerabilities affecting Windows RealPlayer SP 1.1.4 and and RealPlayer Enterprise 2.1.2.

RealPlayer users are strongly encouraged to apply the available security patches.

Topics: Mobility, Hardware

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Ryan Naraine is a journalist and social media enthusiast specializing in Internet and computer security issues. He is currently security evangelist at Kaspersky Lab, an anti-malware company with operations around the globe. He is taking a leadership role in developing the company's online community initiative around secure content managem... Full Bio

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