Linux RealPlayer could face zero-day attack

Wednesday, 28 September 2005, 1:34 PM EST

The Linux versions of RealNetworks' popular RealPlayer and Helix Player can be used by attackers to load malicious code onto systems, several security organizations reported Tuesday.

Both RealPlayer 10.x and Helix 1.x sport a zero-day vulnerability that could let a hacker execute commands remotely.

By Gregg Keizer at InformationWeek.

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