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Vulnerability of Antivirus: privilege escalation via Microsoft Application Verifier

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Microsoft Application Verifier of Antivirus, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted systems: Avast AV, NOD32 Antivirus, F-Secure AV, AVG AntiVirus, McAfee MOVE AntiVirus, VirusScan, Norton Antivirus Plus, Norton Internet Security, Panda AV, Panda Internet Security, TrendMicro Internet Security, OfficeScan.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 5.
Creation date: 22/03/2017.
Références of this alert: 1116957, CVE-2017-5565, CVE-2017-5566, CVE-2017-5567, CVE-2017-6186, CVE-2017-6417, VIGILANCE-VUL-22211.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Microsoft Application Verifier of Antivirus, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This computer vulnerability alert impacts software or systems such as Avast AV, NOD32 Antivirus, F-Secure AV, AVG AntiVirus, McAfee MOVE AntiVirus, VirusScan, Norton Antivirus Plus, Norton Internet Security, Panda AV, Panda Internet Security, TrendMicro Internet Security, OfficeScan.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer threat alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

This bulletin is about 5 vulnerabilities.

A proof of concept or an attack tool is available, so your teams have to process this alert. An attacker with a technician ability can exploit this security vulnerability.

Solutions for this threat 

Trend Micro Internet Security: version 2017 HF 1403.
The version 2017 HF 1403 is fixed:
  http://solutionfile.trendmicro.com/SolutionFile/EN-1116957/Ti_1100_win_en_AMSP50_vulnerability_hfb1403.exe
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