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Untrusted search path vulnerability via a Trojan horse mfc90loc.dll in avast! Free Antivirus version less than or equal to 5.0.594

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7193

Untrusted search path vulnerability in avast! Free Antivirus version 5.0.594 and earlier allows local users and possibly remote attackers to execute arbitrary code and conduct DLL hijacking attacks via a Trojan horse mfc90loc.dll that is located in the same folder as an avast license (.avastlic) file.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 7
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-3126
Product(s):
  • avast! Free Antivirus