A new round of updates has been released for the RealPlayer media player and the Opera web browser.
The RealPlayer update patches versions 11.0-11.1, SP 1.0-1.1.5 and 14.0.0-14.0.1. The vulnerability could allow an attacker to remotely execute code by targeting an error in the player's handling of AVI files.
The RealPlayer 14.0.2 release for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7, and the Linux, Mac OS X and RealPlayer Enterprise versions, are not vulnerable to the issue.
Real Networks is advising users to update to the latest version of RealPlayer in order to protect their systems.
Opera, meanwhile, has released a security update to address stability issues and vulnerabilities in the Windows, Mac OS X and Unix versions of its web browser.
The company is recommending that users update to the latest version of the browser, Opera 11.01.
The US Computer Emergency Response Team said that the updates address flaws which could lead to remote code execution attacks, denial of service, elevation of privilege and data theft.
The updates come as Microsoft is warning of a newly discovered vulnerability in Windows. The flaw, which is triggered through Internet Explorer, could allow an attacker to access user data and perform cross-site scripting attacks.
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