CVE-2016-10717: Vulnerability in Malwarebytes

Malwarebytes CVE

CVE-2016-10717 description

A vulnerability in the encryption and permission implementation of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

CVE Dictionary Entry: CVE-2016-10717
Original release date: 03/21/2018
Last revised: 03/21/2018
Source: US-CERT/NIST

A vulnerability in the encryption and permission implementation of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware consumer version 2.2.1 and prior (fixed in 3.0.4) allows an attacker to take control of the whitelisting feature (exclusions.dat under %SYSTEMDRIVE%\ProgramData) to permit execution of unauthorized applications including malware and malicious websites. Files blacklisted by Malwarebytes Malware Protect can be executed, and domains blacklisted by Malwarebytes Web Protect can be reached through HTTP.

Source: MITRE
Last Modified: 03/21/2018

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-10717