MS08-029: Vulnerability in the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine could allow denial of service

MS08-029: Vulnerability in the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine could allow denial of service

Article ID : 952044
Last Review : May 13, 2008
Revision : 1.0
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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: (

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How to obtain help and support for this security update

For home users, no-charge support is available by calling 1-866-PCSAFETY in the United States and Canada or by contacting your local Microsoft subsidiary. For more information about how to contact your local Microsoft subsidiary for support issues with security updates, visit the Microsoft International Support Web site: (

You can also obtain instant access to unlimited no-charge e-mail support or to unlimited individual chat support by visiting the following Microsoft Web site: (

For enterprise customers, support for security updates is available through your usual support contacts.

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File information

An 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.

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• Microsoft Antigen for Exchange
• Microsoft Antigen for Exchange Service Pack 1
• Microsoft Antigen for SMTP Gateways
• Microsoft Antigen for SMTP Gateways Service Pack 1
• Windows Defender, when used with:
    Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
    Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
    Windows Vista Home Basic
    Windows Vista Home Premium
    Windows Vista Enterprise
    Windows Vista Business
    Windows Vista Starter
    Windows Vista Ultimate
    Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
    Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
    Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
    Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
    Windows Vista Service Pack 1
    Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
• Microsoft Forefront Client Security
• Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server
• Microsoft Forefront Security for SharePoint
• Windows Live OneCare

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