Old versions of ESET anti-virus for macOS subject to exploit granting root access to assailant

A newly discovered exploit in an update made to ESET anti-virus package in October 2016 contains an outdated XML parser from 2007 that is vulnerable to attack, allowing root-level code execution, and ultimately a compromised machine.

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