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Re: Avast Antivirus
From: Juergen Schmidt <ju () ct de>
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2012 12:04:57 +0100 (CET)

On Tue, 17 Jan 2012, Floste wrote:


Avast Antivirus also comes with sandbox and a "SafeZone". But both can
be circumvented using simple dll-injection and they seem to do nothing
about it: http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=82291.0

Maybe this post here will encourage them to fix it.

In my understanding a sandbox is not supposed to prevent you from getting 
in from the outside but from escaping from the inside. So if a sandboxed 
process injects a DLL in say a running IE process outside -- then we are 
talking about vulns

bye, ju

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