Avast Free Antivirus < 19.1.2360 Information Disclosure Vulnerability (Windows)

Technical Details

Severity Level:

Low Severity

CVSS Score:

2.1

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Detection Type:
Windows Registry

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
This host is running Avast Free Antivirus and is prone to an information disclosure vulnerability.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Avast Free Antivirus stores user credentials in memory upon login.

Impact:
The vulnerability allows local users to obtain sensitive information by dumping AvastUI.exe application memory and parsing the data.

Affected Versions:
Avast Free Antivirus prior to version 19.1.2360.

Recommendations:
Update to Avast Free Antivirus version 19.1.2360 or later.

Family:

General

Creation Time:

2019-11-01 14:43:17

Modification Time:

2019-11-01 14:51:23

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NVD CVE ID:
CVE-2018-12572

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