Symantec security products hit by high-risk flaw
The bug affects most of Symantec’s products, including enterprise and home user software, across both the Windows and Macintosh platforms
Symantec’s antivirus software contains a vulnerability that could be exploited by a malicious hacker to take control of a system, the company admitted late on Tuesday.
According to Symantec the bug, which affects a range of the company’s security products, is a “high” risk, while the Danish security specialists Secunia have labelled it as “highly critical”.
According to an advisory issued by Secunia, the bug affects most of Symantec’s products, including enterprise and home user versions of Symantec AntiVirus, Symantec Norton AntiVirus and Symantec Norton Internet Security, across both the Windows and Macintosh platforms.
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