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  • Microsoft’s Malware Protection Engine Vulnerable

    Posted on December 7th, 2017 at 02:23 Kirsty Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Gunter Born has posted a new topic here on a vulnerability in Defender & Security Essentials:

    I received this night (Germany) a notification from Microsoft about a critical vulnerability in Microsoft’s Malware Protection Engine (CVE-2017-11937). All Windows versions using either Defender or Microsoft Security Essentials or Forefront are affected. But there are no updates available – and the link within Microsoft’s Update Catalog are broken.

    He is calling for information and insights. Can you help?

    Check it out here:
    Critical vulnerability in Microsoft’s Malware Protection Engine (CVE-2017-11937)

    UPDATE:

    Defender and MSE are updating itself – and it seems that yesterday the Security module has been updated.