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From: "Javier Sanchez" <jsanchez157 () hotmail com>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2002 12:14:50 -0500
Norton Antivirus Corporate Edition includes LiveUpdate. LiveUpdate stores
Username and Password information in cleartext in the registry. Depending
on your implementation, you may not need LiveUpdate installed at all on your
I brought this to Symantec's attention months ago. Since then a new version
of LiveUpdate has been released. The information is still not encrypted.
Any user with the client installed can run "regedit" search for "password"
Here's a "fix":
Paste the following into a .reg file (i.e. nav.reg) and push it out to your
clients via login script or whatever:
Chat with friends online, try MSN Messenger: http://messenger.msn.com
- Symantec LiveUpdate Javier Sanchez (Feb 25)