Sophos is latest anti-virus vendor with vulnerabilities

Friday, 29 July 2005, 9:44 AM EST

A bug in Sophos' anti-virus software can be exploited by attackers to gain complete control of a compromised computer, the bug tracker firm Secunia said on Thursday. Patches are not yet available for all the affected editions.

The vulnerability, touted by bug tracker Secunia as "highly critical," can be exploited to create a heap-based buffer overflow.

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