Symantec patches 'High Risk' bug


No known exploits have hit the vulnerability, which affects every version of Symantec's Enterprise Security Manager but one. Symantec on Tuesday patched a vulnerability in its Enterprise Security Manager tool that could enable a hacker to remotely control an infected computer.

The security vendor is warning users to update their software as soon as possible, saying this is a "high-risk" bug. All versions of ESM are vulnerable, except version 6.5.3, which includes the fixes and is not vulnerable.

A spokesman for Symantec said in an interview that the company isn't aware of any proof-of-concept code or exploits for this vulnerability. Symantec patches 'High-Risk' bug - Security - www.itnews.com.au

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