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Originally Posted by my email RealPlayer vulnerability: The digital security website eEye released an advisory Friday that says that a wide range of RealPlayer media players have security flaws that ...
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- 10-07-2004 #1
- Join Date
- Apr 2004
- Looe, Cornwall UK
realplayer for linux is vunerable?
Originally Posted by my email
Cry out for freedom! Cry out for Linux!
- 10-07-2004 #2
maybe it only affects morons who run everything as root. lol
actually i used to be one of those morons... heh
- 10-08-2004 #3
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- Mar 2003
Any user could execute "arbitrary code", but only root has the potential to execute arbitrary code that could have devistating consequences.
Still, that's pretty freaking scary. Think it affects Helix Player, too?
JeremyRegistered Linux user #346571
"All The Dude ever wanted was his rug back" - The Dude
- 10-08-2004 #4
"A patch is expected in a couple of weeks."
well, you don't need to be root to have bastards running code for you that will "rm -fr ~" :/ But, who uses realplayer anyway, ne? :PRegards Scienitca (registered user #335819 - http://counter.li.org )
A master is nothing more than a student who knows something of which he can teach to other students.
- 10-08-2004 #5
Yeah, this is yet another case of "doesn't affect me, I don't use the software". Whenever some "news" organization makes broad sweeping claims like "LINUX VIRUS FOUND!!!" I just have to laugh. Nine times out of ten it's a problem with some obscure program or library that I have never and will never use. I've never liked Real products.Registered Linux user #270181
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