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Security Update:Microsoft released a critical security update to address a vulnerability in the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 15:22

Reason

Security update

Impact

Microsoft Malware Protection Engine users

WHAT HAPPENED?

Microsoft released a critical security update to address a vulnerability in the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine.

 

Advanced Users: For a complete description and affected software refer to CVE-2018-0986 | Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability at: https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0986

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection
  • 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 the Microsoft Security Update listed above.

 

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