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'Crazy bad' bug in Microsoft's Windows malware scanner can be used to install malware

TheVogon Silver badge

"An easy way for attackers to exploit the scanner bug would be to send malicious malware-laden files to a victim as an attachment on an email or instant message, or an automatic download from a webpage, which would be automatically scanned on arrival – and trigger an infection."

Not clear how this would be wormable ? Seems to require user interaction, or a known target - e.g. email address.

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