Threat Description

Vulnerability

Details

Aliases:Vulnerability
Category:Malware
Type:Other
Platform:W32

Summary



A programming flaw or security loophole that may allow other users, applications or attackers to affect a program or system without the user's authorization or knowledge.



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

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You may wish to refer to the Support Community for further assistance. You also may also refer to General Removal Instructions for a general guide on alternative disinfection actions.



Technical Details



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About Vulnerabilities

A vulnerability is a programming flaw or security loophole that may allow other users, applications or attackers to affect a program or system without the user's authorization or knowledge.

To a limited extent, F-Secure security products can detect vulnerabilities in Windows settings (see Windows).






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