High risk in Symantec antivirus software flaw

Symantec's antivirus software contains a vulnerability that could be exploited by a malicious hacker to take control of a system, the company said late Tuesday.

According to Symantec, the bug, which affects a range of the company's security products, is a "high" risk. Denmark security company Secunia has labeled it "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 the Windows and Macintosh platforms. 'High' risk in Symantec antivirus software flaw | Tech News on ZDNet

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