Researchers at Code White, a penetration testing company, have found several vulnerabilities in Symantec’s Endpoint Protection.
According to the researchers, the flaws are so critical that a hacker can gain access to the whole network of a corporation by attacking the vulnerability.
The researchers found a total of six vulnerabilities in the anti virus program that can help a hacker in taking down a whole corporate network.
Symantec has issues a patch update called SEP 12.1 RU6 MP1 to fix the problems highlighted by the researchers at Code White.
Users have been advised by the anti virus company to update to the new version as soon as possible.