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Confirm McAfee Covers This Vulnerability

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Hi, There is a new Microsoft vulnerability: https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-40444 It states that Windows Defender protects against it - please can you confirm ENS also protects against it? Thanks
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Re: Confirm McAfee Covers This Vulnerability

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Hello All,

Here is the KB article and there is ExtraDat attached with the KB article:

McAfee Enterprise coverage for CVE-2021-40444 - MSHTML Remote Code Execution

KB94876

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Hi @User12429793 ,

Thank you for your post. We've requested McAfee Labs to provide coverage details on CVE-2021-40444.

Please check back in 48hrs.

Thanks.

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Re: Confirm McAfee Covers This Vulnerability

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This will at least block the currently implemented version of the attack (Automated Malware Analysis Report for A Letter before court 4.docx - Generated by Joe Sandbox😞

 

Rule {
	Process {
		Include OBJECT_NAME { -v "winword.exe" }
	}
	Target {
		Match PROCESS {
			Include OBJECT_NAME { -v "control.exe" }
			Include -access "CREATE"
		}
	}
}

 

 

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Hello All,

Here is the KB article and there is ExtraDat attached with the KB article:

McAfee Enterprise coverage for CVE-2021-40444 - MSHTML Remote Code Execution

KB94876

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@Daveb3d 

The expert rules provided in the #KB94876 compilation is getting failed.

Am I missing something? Please suggest

Thanks in advance,

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Hi @Satish_Talatam,

This is a quick follow up, The expert rule on the KLBA was updated as of September 16, 2021. May I know fi the compilation was successful post the same?

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