Critical Flaws Expose Symantec Customers to Remote Attacks

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    Symantec and Norton Security Products Contain Critical Vulnerabilities

    Original release date: July 05, 2016
    Systems Affected

    All Symantec and Norton branded antivirus products
    Solution

    Symantec has provided patches or hotfixes to these vulnerabilities in their SYM16-008 [9] and SYM16-010 [10] security advisories.

    US-CERT encourages users and network administrators to patch Symantec or Norton antivirus products immediately. While there has been no evidence of exploitation, the ease of attack, widespread nature of the products, and severity of the exploit may make this vulnerability a popular target
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    https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA16-187A
     
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