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Vulnerability of Avast Antivirus: denial of service via Log File Link

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via Log File Link of Avast Antivirus, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted systems: Avast AV.
Severity of this alert: 1/4.
Creation date: 19/07/2019.
Références of this alert: CVE-2019-11230, VIGILANCE-VUL-29831.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via Log File Link of Avast Antivirus, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This security vulnerability impacts software or systems such as Avast AV.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer weakness bulletin is low.

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

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security note.

Solutions for this threat 

Avast Antivirus: version 19.4.
The version 19.4 is fixed:
  https://www.avast.com/fr-fr/index#pc
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