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Avast Antivirus before 20 Improper Privilege Management Vulnerability

Summary

An issue was discovered in Avast Antivirus before 20. The aswTask RPC endpoint for the TaskEx library in the Avast Service (AvastSvc.exe) allows attackers to achieve Local Privilege Escalation (LPE) via RPC.

Credit:

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The original article can be found at https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=232420.0

Details

Vulnerable Systems:

Avast Antivirus before 20.

CVE Information:

CVE-2020-10862

Disclosure Timeline:
Published Date:04/08/2022

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