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Avast Endpoint Protection Suite Sandbox Escape Security Bypass Vulnerability CVE-2016-4025

Severity
CVSSv3 Score
5.5
Vulnerability description

Avast Endpoint Protection Suite is prone to a security bypass vulnerability.

Risk description

The flaw exists due to a design flaw in the Avast DeepScreen feature. Successful exploitation will allow attacker to escape from a fully sandboxed process, furthermore attacker can also freely modify or infect or encrypt any existing file in the case of a ransomware attack.

Recommendation

No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

Codename
Not available
Detectable with
Network Scanner
Scan engine
OpenVAS
Exploitable with Sniper
No
CVE Published
Nov 3, 2016
Detection added at
Software Type
Not available
Vendor
Not available
Product
Not available