Threat Encyclopedia

MS.Windows.Defender.Decompress.Out.of.Bounds.Write

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This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Out of Bound Write vulnerability in Windows Defender.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code, via a crafted file.

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Windows Defender

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

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Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0986

CVE References

CVE-2018-0986