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Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2018-0986)

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Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2018-0986)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/04/2018
Created
09/16/2020
Added
08/26/2020
Modified
09/08/2022

Description

A remote code execution vulnerability exists when the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine does not properly scan a specially crafted file, leading to memory corruption, aka "Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability." This affects Windows Defender, Windows Intune Endpoint Protection, Microsoft Security Essentials, Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft System Center, Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection.

Solution(s)

  • windows-defender-upgrade-latest

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