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Vendor Microsoft First view 2007-02-13
Product Malware Protection Engine Last view 2017-12-08
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CPE Product cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:malware_protection_engine

Activity : Overall

Related : CVE

  Date Alert Description
7.8 2017-12-08 CVE-2017-11940

The Microsoft Malware Protection Engine running on Microsoft Forefront and Microsoft Defender on Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, and 1703, 1709 and Windows Server 2016, Windows Server, version 1709, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 and 2016, does not properly scan a specially crafted file leading to remote code execution. aka "Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability". This is different than CVE-2017-11937.

7.8 2017-12-07 CVE-2017-11937

The Microsoft Malware Protection Engine running on Microsoft Forefront and Microsoft Defender on Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, and 1703, 1709 and Windows Server 2016, Windows Server, version 1709, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 and 2016, does not properly scan a specially crafted file leading to remote code execution. aka "Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability".

5.5 2017-05-26 CVE-2017-8542

The Microsoft Malware Protection Engine running on Microsoft Forefront and Microsoft Defender on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, and 1703, and Windows Server 2016, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 and 2016, does not properly scan a specially crafted file leading to denial of service. aka "Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Denial of Service Vulnerability", a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-8535, CVE-2017-8536, CVE-2017-8537, and CVE-2017-8539.

7.8 2017-05-26 CVE-2017-8541

The Microsoft Malware Protection Engine running on Microsoft Forefront and Microsoft Defender on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, and 1703, and Windows Server 2016, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 and 2016, does not properly scan a specially crafted file leading to memory corruption. aka "Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability", a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-8538 and CVE-2017-8540.

7.8 2017-05-26 CVE-2017-8540

The Microsoft Malware Protection Engine running on Microsoft Forefront and Microsoft Defender on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, and 1703, and Windows Server 2016, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 and 2016, does not properly scan a specially crafted file leading to memory corruption. aka "Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability", a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-8538 and CVE-2017-8541.

5.5 2017-05-26 CVE-2017-8539

The Microsoft Malware Protection Engine running on Microsoft Forefront and Microsoft Defender on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, and 1703, and Windows Server 2016, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 and 2016, does not properly scan a specially crafted file leading to denial of service. aka "Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Denial of Service Vulnerability", a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-8535, CVE-2017-8536, CVE-2017-8537, and CVE-2017-8542.

7.8 2017-05-26 CVE-2017-8538

The Microsoft Malware Protection Engine running on Microsoft Forefront and Microsoft Defender on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, and 1703, and Windows Server 2016, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 and 2016, does not properly scan a specially crafted file leading to memory corruption. aka "Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability", a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-8540 and CVE-2017-8541.

7.8 2017-05-09 CVE-2017-0290

The Microsoft Malware Protection Engine running on Microsoft Forefront and Microsoft Defender on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, and 1703, and Windows Server 2016 does not properly scan a specially crafted file leading to memory corruption, aka "Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."

4.3 2014-06-18 CVE-2014-2779

mpengine.dll in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine before 1.1.10701.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system hang) via a crafted file.

9.3 2013-05-15 CVE-2013-1346

mpengine.dll in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine before 1.1.9506.0 on x64 platforms allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted file.

7.2 2011-02-25 CVE-2011-0037

Microsoft Malware Protection Engine before 1.1.6603.0, as used in Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT), Windows Defender, Security Essentials, Forefront Client Security, Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010, and Windows Live OneCare, allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted value of an unspecified user registry key.

9.3 2007-02-13 CVE-2006-5270

Integer overflow in the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine (mpengine.dll), as used by Windows Live OneCare, Antigen, Defender, and Forefront Security, allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file.

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
52% (9) CWE-119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer
11% (2) CWE-674 Uncontrolled Recursion
11% (2) CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference
11% (2) CWE-369 Divide By Zero
11% (2) CWE-20 Improper Input Validation

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

id Description
71017 Microsoft Malware Protection Engine (MMPE) Crafted Registry Key Local Privile...
31888 Microsoft Malware Protection Engine PDF File Parsing Remote Code Execution

Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

id Description
2014-A-0090 Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Denial of Service Vulnerability
Severity: Category II - VMSKEY: V0052807
2013-A-0110 Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Severity: Category II - VMSKEY: V0038289

Snort® IPS/IDS

Date Description
2020-09-17 Microsoft Malware Protection Engine denial-of-service attempt
RuleID : 54788 - Type : FILE-EXECUTABLE - Revision : 1
2020-09-17 Microsoft Malware Protection Engine denial-of-service attempt
RuleID : 54787 - Type : FILE-EXECUTABLE - Revision : 1
2020-03-10 Microsoft Windows MsMpEng JavaScript garbage collection use after free attempt
RuleID : 53060 - Type : OS-WINDOWS - Revision : 1
2020-03-10 Microsoft Windows MsMpEng JavaScript garbage collection use after free attempt
RuleID : 53059 - Type : OS-WINDOWS - Revision : 1
2020-01-14 Microsoft Malware Protection Engine type confusion attempt
RuleID : 52462 - Type : OS-WINDOWS - Revision : 1
2020-01-14 Microsoft Malware Protection Engine type confusion attempt
RuleID : 52461 - Type : OS-WINDOWS - Revision : 1
2020-01-14 Microsoft Malware Protection Engine type confusion attempt
RuleID : 52460 - Type : OS-WINDOWS - Revision : 1
2020-01-14 Microsoft Malware Protection Engine type confusion attempt
RuleID : 52459 - Type : OS-WINDOWS - Revision : 1
2020-01-14 Microsoft Malware Protection Engine type confusion attempt
RuleID : 52458 - Type : OS-WINDOWS - Revision : 1
2020-01-14 Microsoft Malware Protection Engine type confusion attempt
RuleID : 52457 - Type : OS-WINDOWS - Revision : 1
2020-01-14 Microsoft Malware Protection Engine type confusion attempt
RuleID : 52456 - Type : OS-WINDOWS - Revision : 1
2020-01-14 Microsoft Malware Protection Engine type confusion attempt
RuleID : 52455 - Type : OS-WINDOWS - Revision : 1
2018-01-11 Microsoft MsMpEng shrink compressed zip code execution attempt
RuleID : 45153 - Type : INDICATOR-COMPROMISE - Revision : 2
2018-01-11 Microsoft MsMpEng shrink compressed zip code execution attempt
RuleID : 45152 - Type : INDICATOR-COMPROMISE - Revision : 2
2017-07-04 Microsoft Windows MsMpEng JavaScript garbage collection use after free attempt
RuleID : 43057 - Type : OS-WINDOWS - Revision : 3
2017-07-04 Microsoft Windows MsMpEng JavaScript garbage collection use after free attempt
RuleID : 43056 - Type : OS-WINDOWS - Revision : 3
2017-05-09 Microsoft Malware Protection Engine type confusion attempt
RuleID : 42821-community - Type : OS-WINDOWS - Revision : 2
2017-06-13 Microsoft Malware Protection Engine type confusion attempt
RuleID : 42821 - Type : OS-WINDOWS - Revision : 2
2017-05-09 Microsoft Malware Protection Engine type confusion attempt
RuleID : 42820-community - Type : OS-WINDOWS - Revision : 2
2017-06-13 Microsoft Malware Protection Engine type confusion attempt
RuleID : 42820 - Type : OS-WINDOWS - Revision : 2
2014-01-10 Microsoft Malware Protection Engine elevation of privilege attempt
RuleID : 18501 - Type : OS-WINDOWS - Revision : 9

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

id Description
2017-12-08 Name: An antimalware application installed on the remote host is affected by a remo...
File: microsoft_mpeng_1_1_14405_2.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-05-31 Name: An antimalware application installed on the remote host is affected by multip...
File: microsoft_mpeng_1_1_13804.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-05-09 Name: The remote host has an antimalware application installed that is affected by ...
File: smb_kb4022344.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-06-18 Name: The remote host has an antimalware application that is affected by a denial o...
File: smb_kb2974294.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-05-15 Name: The remote host has an antimalware application that is affected by a code exe...
File: smb_kb2846338.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-02-25 Name: The remote host has an application that is affected by a local privilege esca...
File: smb_kb2491888.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-02-13 Name: Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the AntiMalware pro...
File: smb_nt_ms07-010.nasl - Type: ACT_GATHER_INFO