Microsoft admits that there is a serious NTFS vulnerability in Windows 10: unzipping the package, etc. will damage the hard disk

Yesterday we reported that a certain short string that makes up a file system path could cause the hard drive of Windows 10 users to become corrupted.

Now Microsoft has confirmed the news and said it will fix the above-mentioned vulnerabilities in subsequent updates.

It is reported that Microsoft is working hard to fix a critical NTFS vulnerability in Windows 10. The vulnerability could damage a user’s disk when the user opens an HTML file, Windows shortcut, or unzips a Zip file that contains a single-line command.

When the bug is triggered, users see a pop-up saying that they need to restart the computer to fix the hard drive error, so that the Windows Check Disk utility can be launched to repair the damaged disk upon restart.

  

Microsoft admits that there is a serious NTFS vulnerability in Windows 10: unzipping the package, etc. will damage the hard disk

The vulnerability was actually discovered two years ago by former CERT Coordination Center security researcher Will Dorman. He said that Windows 10 Version 1803 and earlier versions are not affected by the vulnerability, but Windows XP also has this problem. This vulnerability is quite serious because it can hide in a random file and destroy your hard drive in an instant.

In response, Microsoft promises to fix the above-mentioned vulnerabilities in future updates.

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