Fortinet Discovers Bitdefender Self-Protection Bypass Vulnerability
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered a security bypass issue in Bitdefender.
Bitdefender is an Anti-Virus product for business and personal use. It's developed by Bitdefender company.
The security bypass issue has been discovered in Bitdefender's security products particularly in one of its kernel driver components gzflt.sys. This kernel driver component is responsible in protecting Bitdefender's critical files and registries. The security bypass issue allows attackers to evade the self-protection and subsequently allows the attackers to disable the protection completely.
Users should apply the solution provided by Bitdefender.
Fortinet reported the vulnerability to Bitdefender on March 22, 2017.
Bitdefender patched the vulnerability on July 4, 2017.
This vulnerability was discovered by Wayne Low of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.