Symantec Warns Of Flaw In Antivirus Program

Symantec is warning its customers about security vulnerability Norton AntiVirus 2004. The flaw resides within the way an ActiveX control within Norton AntiVirus fails to properly verify or validate information sent to it. It could let attackers run code of their choice on a user’s system, launch unauthorized pop-ups, or even create a denial-of-service condition […]

Symantec is warning its customers about security vulnerability Norton AntiVirus 2004. The flaw resides within the way an ActiveX control within Norton AntiVirus fails to properly verify or validate information sent to it. It could let attackers run code of their choice on a user’s system, launch unauthorized pop-ups, or even create a denial-of-service condition to freeze Symantec’s antivirus application. Symantec recommends that all Norton AntiVirus users run the LiveUpdate feature to fix the ActiveX control security vulnerability. More

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