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Vulnerability of Avast: denial of service via aswSp.sys

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a fatal error via aswSp.sys of Avast, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable software: Avast AV.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 16/02/2017.
Références of this computer vulnerability: FG-VD-16-060, FG-VD-16-061, VIGILANCE-VUL-21865.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a fatal error via aswSp.sys of Avast, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This weakness announce impacts software or systems such as Avast AV.

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

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

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat announce.

Solutions for this threat 

Avast: version 17.1.2286.
The version 17.1.2286 is fixed:
  https://www.avast.com/fr-fr/index
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