Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.NTFS.File.System.MFT.Malformed.Path.DoS

Description

This indicates a possible attack against an Denial of Services vulnerability in Microsoft Windows NTFS file system.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on the affected system.

Affected Products

Windows Vista
Windows 7
Windows 8.1

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are unaware of any vendor supplied patch for this issue.