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F-Secure publishes hotfix on security vulnerability in DLL component

F-Secure has published a hotfix regarding a security vulnerability in a legacy DLL component.


Under certain circumstances, affected products may allow arbitrary connections to the ODBC drivers, leading to remote code execution.


Affected products and versions:

  • F-Secure Anti-Virus for Microsoft Exchange Server 9.00 - 9.10
  • F-Secure Anti-Virus for Windows Servers 9.00
  • F-Secure Anti-Virus Citrix Servers 9.00
  • F-Secure Email and Server Security 9.20
  • F-Secure Server Security 9.20
  • Solutions based on F-Secure Protection Service for Business Email and Server Security 9.00 - 9.20 (automatically updated)
  • Solutions based on F-Secure Protection Service for Business Server Security 9.00 - 9.20 (automatically updated)

For more information on the hotfix, refer to the Security Advisory FSC-2013-1.


Feel free to post questions or discuss about this hotfix in this thread.


  • etomcatetomcat Posts: 1,312



    Knowledge base text fails to mention whether a reboot is needed post-fix? That is one very important piece of info for server-side products!


    Best regards:

    Tamas Feher, 2F 2000, Hungary.

  • VadVad Posts: 1,048

    Hello Tamas,


    Thank you for pointing to this. Reboot is not required after installation of this fix.


    Best regards,


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