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Cisco Warns of WebEx Flaws

Older versions of WRF Player for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux are vulnerable.

 By Kara Reeder
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A security advisory by Cisco warns of new vulnerabilities in its WebEx conferencing tool, reports V3.co.uk. According to the advisory,

Multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities exist in the Cisco WebEx Recording Format (WRF) Player.

Older versions of the WRF Player for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux are all vulnerable to an attack that could remotely install code on a targeted machine. Although the tool should look for an update on launching, Cisco says users should sure that their systems are patched.

This article was originally published on Dec 21, 2009
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