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Malware.Exploit.Agent.Generic when opening Microsoft Word


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I sometimes get a warning in Malwarebytes when opening a Word document which also prevents me from saving it.

I get the following log:


Datum des Schutzereignisses: 01.09.21
Uhrzeit des Schutzereignisses: 12:25
Protokolldatei: f9e66954-0b0e-11ec-98f2-b42e994a5dd5.json

Komponentenversion: 1.0.1430
Version des Aktualisierungspakets: 1.0.44501
Lizenz: Premium

Betriebssystem: Windows 10 (Build 19042.1165)
CPU: x64
Dateisystem: NTFS
Benutzer: System

-Einzelheiten zu Exploits-
Datei: 0
(keine bösartigen Elemente erkannt)

Exploit: 1
Malware.Exploit.Agent.Generic, ComSpec=C:\Windows\system32\cmd.exe, Blockiert, 0, 392684, 0.0.0, , 

Betroffene Anwendung: Microsoft Office Word
Schutzebene: Application Behavior Protection
Schutzverfahren: Exploit Office WMI abuse blocked
Dateiname: ComSpec=C:\Windows\system32\cmd.exe


I'm not sure if it is a false warning or how to fix it. I appreciate any help.

All the best


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I accidentally copied it in my native language. Here we go in english:



-Log Details-
Protection Event Date: 9/1/21
Protection Event Time: 12:25 PM
Log File: f9e66954-0b0e-11ec-98f2-b42e994a5dd5.json

-Software Information-
Components Version: 1.0.1430
Update Package Version: 1.0.44501
License: Premium

-System Information-
OS: Windows 10 (Build 19042.1165)
CPU: x64
File System: NTFS
User: System

-Exploit Details-
File: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Exploit: 1
Malware.Exploit.Agent.Generic, ComSpec=C:\Windows\system32\cmd.exe, Blocked, 0, 392684, 0.0.0, , 

-Exploit Data-
Affected Application: Microsoft Office Word
Protection Layer: Application Behavior Protection
Protection Technique: Exploit Office WMI abuse blocked
File Name: ComSpec=C:\Windows\system32\cmd.exe



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I have this very exact problem. Not sure if it's a false positive or a real threat. I suspect that it could be real, because the computer I am investigating feels very sluggish, and both Malwarebytes and Avast Antivirus have given me warnings about detections. Also, today I got a new warning about some Malware.AI detection.

I haven't done much this kind of troubleshooting and would appreciate any help with this. Not sure which logs to send and from which programs, and also not sure which tools to use to remove the possible problems.

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