Critical flaw in streaming Media library

Critical flaw in streaming Media library

Security researcher Lilith Wyatt of Cisco Talos Intelligence Group discovered a critical flaw in LIVE 555 Streaming Media that exposed millions of users to cyber attacks.

The streaming Media library has been developed and maintained by Live Networks and is mostly used by application developers to stream multimedia via open standard protocols. According to The Hacker News, attackers could have exploited the vulnerability very easily by sending a specific message to the vulnerable application which eventually allowed the hacker command execution.

After being reported the flaw was patched, however.

Read full details about this vulnerability here.

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