Vulnerability for Windows Defender Antimalware/Antivirus Signature Definition Check

suraj khopade 1 Reputation point
2022-04-14T20:01:40.86+00:00

Hello Support,

We are continuously getting vulnerability report on our Win2019 servers for old path of Windows Defender Antimalware/Antivirus Signature Definition Check.

As stated in below link, the defender path has been changed
"https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/update-for-microsoft-defender-antimalware-platform-kb4052623-92e21611-8cf1-8e0e-56d6-561a07d144cc"

Vulnerability detected for old path "%ProgramFiles%\Windows Defender" as there was older version is present.

Kindly let me know how this is going to be fixed. Is the old file path going to delete in next update or we need to do from server side to fix this issue.

Thanks,
Suraj Khopade

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  1. abbodi86 3,866 Reputation points
    2022-04-15T17:38:19.4+00:00

    The old path is built-in component of Windows OS, it cannot be removed without breaking Defender itself

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