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Microsoft patches ‘worst Windows remote code exec in recent memory’ in Malware Protection Engine

Microsoft Corporation has swiftly patched a critical bug its Microsoft Malware Protection Engine that one researcher who discovered it referred to as the “worst Windows remote code [execution vulnerability] in recent memory.” The flaw, designated CVE-2017-0290, causes the engine to improperly scan malicious crafted files, which can lead to an exploitable memory corruption. “An attacker who…

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