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MWB blocks use of Windows PowerShell during VS upgrade


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While upgrading Microsoft Visual Studio (developer IDE), the installer attempts to update the C++ redistributable (I believe that is correct), but is blocked by MWB. Apparently, this uses Windows PowerShell v1.0 to perform the upgrade, but MWB treats it as a threat and blocks it. I am confident Micosoft is not distributing malware via their library resdistributable updates. How do I resolve this?

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-Log Details-
Protection Event Date: 8/23/23
Protection Event Time: 12:32 PM
Log File: 053933ae-41db-11ee-a4ab-7cd30a80ba00.json

-Software Information-
Version: 4.5.32.271
Components Version: 1.0.2051
Update Package Version: 1.0.74347
License: Premium

-System Information-
OS: Windows 11 (Build 22621.2134)
CPU: x64
File System: NTFS
User: System

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

Exploit: 1
Exploit.T1055DefenseEvasion, , Blocked, 519, 392684, 0.0.0, ,

-Exploit Data-
Affected Application: c:\windows\syswow64\windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe
Protection Layer: APT Behavior Protection
Protection Technique: T1055 - Defense Evasion
File Name:
URL:

 

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