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Vulnerability of Avast Antivirus: information disclosure via Process Memory

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data via Process Memory of Avast Antivirus, in order to obtain sensitive information.
Impacted software: Avast AV.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 1/4.
Creation date: 12/02/2019.
Références of this announce: CVE-2018-12572, VIGILANCE-VUL-28480.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data via Process Memory of Avast Antivirus, in order to obtain sensitive information.
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This cybersecurity note impacts software or systems such as Avast AV.

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

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

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 cybersecurity vulnerability.

Solutions for this threat 

Avast Antivirus: version 19.1.2360 Build 19.1.4142.0.
The version 19.1.2360 Build 19.1.4142.0 is fixed:
  https://www.avast.com/
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