Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit Release Notes

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Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit released on 23 November 2015.


New features

  • Added Layer0 Dynamic Anti-HeapSpraying mitigation.
  • Added Layer0 Anti-Exploit fingerprinting mitigation.
  • Added Layer0 finetuned VBScript mitigation for IE.
  • Added Layer1 ROP-RET gadget detection mitigation.
  • Added Layer3 Application Behavior rules.
  • Added protection for Microsoft Edge.
  • Added protection for LibreOffice.
  • Added failover upgrade mechanism.
  • Added auto-recovery for Anti-Exploit service.


Stability/ issues fixed

  • Fixed conflict with third-party products that use the same hooks.
  • Fixed conflict with Office family profile.
  • Fixed conflict with banking software plugin for browsers.
  • Fixed conflict with Citrix when opening IE.
  • Fixed conflict with components from Asus and Huawei.
  • Fixed conflict with Kaspersky 16.
  • Fixed conflict with Comodo.
  • Fixed conflict with Imprivata OneSign.
  • Fixed issue when custom shields were not kept after upgrade.
  • Fixed issue with exclusions sometimes not applied to PDF profile.
  • Fixed issue with Layer3 Application Behavior.
  • Fixed issue with missing balloon notifications.
  • Fixed issue with missing balloon notifications.
  • Fixed false positive with Adobe Acrobat.
  • Fixed false positive with certain .NET modules under IE.
  • Fixed PhantomPDF crash when converting to doc.