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Client/Desktop applications / Antivirus software/Personal firewalls
Worry-Free Business Security
Client/Desktop applications / Software for system administration
This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation within the third-party AV uninstaller module shipped with the software. A local user can execute arbitrary commands with elevated privileges.
Note, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Apex One: 2019 - SP1 b11564
Worry-Free Business Security: 9.5 - xgExternal links
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.