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Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2017-0290)

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Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2017-0290)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/09/2017
Created
09/16/2020
Added
08/26/2020
Modified
09/08/2022

Description

The Microsoft Malware Protection Engine running on Microsoft Forefront and Microsoft Defender on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, and 1703, and Windows Server 2016 does not properly scan a specially crafted file leading to memory corruption, aka "Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."

Solution(s)

  • windows-defender-upgrade-latest

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