Critical vulnerability found in Sophos antivirus product
Antivirus software firm Sophos PLC usually issues advisories about software vulnerabilities and threats in third-party products. This week the company warned enterprises of a vulnerability affecting a wide range of its own products.
The vulnerability exists in the way in which Sophos’ software handles Microsoft cabinet files (CAB), which are compressed collections of files, according to a statement from Sophos.
The SANS Internet StormCenter called the vulnerability a critical one because of its potential to be exploited remotely. Critical vulnerability found in Sophos antivirus product
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