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Vulnerability of Norton: code execution via the "Download Manager"

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use a vulnerability via Download Manager of Norton, in order to run code.
Vulnerable software: Norton Antivirus, Norton Internet Security, Norton Security, SEP.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 18/01/2017.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2016-6592, SYM17-001, VIGILANCE-VUL-21619.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use a vulnerability via Download Manager of Norton, in order to run code. The error isof the kind described in VIGILANCE-VUL-18671.
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This computer weakness announce impacts software or systems such as Norton Antivirus, Norton Internet Security, Norton Security, SEP.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security 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 vulnerability.

Solutions for this threat 

Norton: workaround for "Download Manager".
A workaround is indicated in the information source.
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