Antivirus vendor, ESET, has announced that it has fixed a critical security vulnerability reported by Google’s Project Zero.
The Mountain View company’s team, reported the vulnerability to the security firm yesterday, but ESET had already fixed it a day before.
The exploit was discovered by Google Engineer, Tavis Ormandy of the Google Project Zero team. The exploit found in ESET was a serious one, in its scanning engine’s emulation process. This reportedly compromised a system’s security. An attacker could remotely execute a malicious code in the emulated environment, to take control of the system, without the user being aware of the [...]