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Microsoft Virus Scanner Potentially Causes Hole

Microsoft Virus Scanner Potentially Causes Hole

An obscure fault in Microsoft's Malware Protection Engine could result in a vulnerability when the software performs a virus scan, according to Microsoft's security advisory.

During a scan, the engine fails to process a specially crafted Registry value correctly, reports Heise Online.

An obscure fault in Microsoft's Malware Protection Engine could result in a vulnerability when the software performs a virus scan, according to Microsoft's security advisory.

During a scan, the engine fails to process a specially crafted Registry value correctly, reports Heise Online.


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