Fortinet Discovers Bitdefender Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered a local Privilege Escalation vulnerability in Bitdefender.
Bitdefender is an Anti-Virus product for business and personal use. It's developed by Bitdefender company.
A local privilege escalation vulnerability has been discovered in Bitdefender's products. The vulnerability exists in its AVC3 driver (avc3.sys) and it can be reproduced by chaining multiple calls to IOCTL code 0x2222F4 that could result in Null memory dereference which could lead to escalation of privilege of non-administrative account upon successful exploitation
Users should apply the solution provided by Bitdefender.
Fortinet reported the vulnerability to Bitdefender on April 20, 2017.
Bitdefender patched the vulnerability on September 12, 2017.
This vulnerability was discovered by Wayne Low of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.