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Security Update:Microsoft has released a critical out-of-band security update addressing a vulnerability in the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 08:53

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Microsoft Users

WHAT HAPPENED?

Microsoft has released a critical out-of-band security update addressing a vulnerability in the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine.

 

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancements and affected software refer to Microsoft Security Advisory 4022344 at https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/4022344.aspx.

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection
  • Microsoft Endpoint Protection
  • Microsoft Forefront Security for SharePoint Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection
  • Microsoft Security Essentials
  • Windows Defender
  • Windows Intune Endpoint Protection

 

WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system.

 

HOW DO I PROTECT MY COMPUTER?

Update your software

  1. If you are supported by ITFS or have different IT support, no action on your part is required.
  2. If you do not have IT support or they do not support your computer, refer to Microsoft Security Advisory 4022344 at https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/4022344.aspx.

 

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