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Windows 7: avast! Home/Professional "aavmker4.sys" Memory Corrupt

23 Feb 2010   #1
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
avast! Home/Professional "aavmker4.sys" Memory Corrupt

A vulnerability has been reported in avast! Home/Professional, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or gain escalated privileges.
avast! Home/Professional "aavmker4.sys" Memory Corruption Vulnerability - Advisories - Community

About the update:
New avast program update 5.0.418

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23 Feb 2010   #2

Windows Seven Home Premium 32bit SP1

Thank You Jacee, there are probably a lot of users out there that have not yet updated from the 4.8 build to 5.0.418
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04 Mar 2010   #3

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

I guess I will continue using 5.0 then
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