RHSA-2005:299-01: Important: realplayer security update
Posted on: 03/21/2005 01:56 PM

A realplayer security update is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: realplayer security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2005:299-01
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-299.html
Issue date: 2005-03-21
Updated on: 2005-03-21
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras
Keywords: LACD
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1. Summary:

Updated realplayer packages that fix a number of security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Extras.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 Extras - i386
Red Hat Desktop version 3 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3 Extras - i386

3. Problem description:

The realplayer package contains RealPlayer, a media format player.

A number of security issues have been discovered in RealPlayer 8 of which a subset are believed to affect the Linux version as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Extras. RealPlayer 8 is no longer supported by RealNetworks.

Users of RealPlayer are advised to upgrade to this erratum package which contains RealPlayer 10.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released errata relevant to your system have been applied. Use Red Hat Network to download and update your packages. To launch the Red Hat Update Agent, use the following command:

up2date

For information on how to install packages manually, refer to the following Web page for the System Administration or Customization guide specific to your system:

5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

150341 - RHEL3 U5: Update to RealPlayer 10

6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 Extras:

i386:
ba5814b72fd7f0c4838fd628d6d9ec2b realplayer-10.0.3-1.rhel3.i386.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 3 Extras:

i386:
ba5814b72fd7f0c4838fd628d6d9ec2b realplayer-10.0.3-1.rhel3.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3 Extras:

i386:
ba5814b72fd7f0c4838fd628d6d9ec2b realplayer-10.0.3-1.rhel3.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3 Extras:

i386:
ba5814b72fd7f0c4838fd628d6d9ec2b realplayer-10.0.3-1.rhel3.i386.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and details on how to verify the signature are available from https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is lt;secalert@redhat.comgt;. More contact details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2005 Red Hat, Inc.


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