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AVG AntiVirus: information disclosure via Chrome Extension
Synthesis of the vulnerability
An attacker can use a vulnerability in the Chrome extension of AVG AntiVirus, in order to obtain sensitive information.
Vulnerable products: AVG AntiVirus.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Consequences of a hack: data reading.
Hacker's origin: internet server.
Creation date: 29/12/2015.
Références of this bulletin: VIGILANCE-VUL-18606.
Description of the vulnerability
The AVG AntiVirus product installs the "AVG Web TuneUp" extension in Chrome, in order to monitor web activities.
An attacker can therefore use a vulnerability in the Chrome extension of AVG AntiVirus, in order to obtain sensitive information.
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