MS08-029: Vulnerability in the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine could allow denial of service
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Microsoft has released security bulletin MS08-029. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the corresponding security update. This includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:
- Home users: Skip the details: Download the updates for your home computer or for your portable computer from the Microsoft Update Web site now:
- IT professionals:
How to obtain help and support for this security updateHelp installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update
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File informationAn update for the malware engine is included in version 1.33.9607.0 of malware definitions, or in a later version. When the definitions are installed, the update will automatically update itself.
Note Definition 1.33.9607.0 was released on May 13, 2008.
Article ID: 952044 - Last Review: 05/09/2012 17:43:00 - Revision: 6.0
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