New Bot Exploits Months Old Symantec Bug

Symantec on Tuesday warned of a new bot exploiting multiple months old bugs, including one in its own antivirus scanning engine, and said that it's collected evidence of an attack in progress.

The bot, dubbed Spybot.acyr, includes exploits for seven different vulnerabilities, including five already patched flaws in Microsoft Windows and one within Symantec's enterprise antivirus products. The Symantec bug was reported and patched in May. New Bot Exploits Months-Old Symantec Bug - News by InformationWeek

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