Threat Encyclopedia

Security Vulnerability CVE-2018-12239 for Norton AntiVirus

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Norton prior to 22.15 may be susceptible to an AV bypass issue, which is a type of exploit that works to circumvent one of the virus detection engines to avoid a specific type of virus protection. One of the antivirus engines depends on a signature pattern from a database to identify malicious files and viruses; the antivirus bypass exploit looks to alter the file being scanned so it is not detected.

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Norton AntiVirus

CVE References

CVE-2018-12239