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Check System for CVE-2017-0290

A code-execution vulnerability was found in the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine with Engine Version before 1.1.13704.0. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2017-0290.

The good news: Microsoft already released a fix for this issue!

Here is a quick way to check if a system is vulnerable:

# Returns a Bool (yep. just True or False) for CVE-2017-0290 vulnerability
(Get-MpComputerStatus).AMEngineVersion -ge '1.1.13704.0'
# If you see False you should update your Defender Definition File As Soon Ass Possible (ASAP)
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