Re: [Full-disclosure] Avast Antivirus



On Tue, 17 Jan 2012, Floste wrote:

Hello,

Avast Antivirus also comes with sandbox and a "SafeZone". But both can
be circumvented using simple dll-injection and they seem to do nothing
about it: http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=82291.0

Maybe this post here will encourage them to fix it.

In my understanding a sandbox is not supposed to prevent you from getting
in from the outside but from escaping from the inside. So if a sandboxed
process injects a DLL in say a running IE process outside -- then we are
talking about vulns


bye, ju



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