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Microsoft drops emergency patch for Internet Explorer

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Aug 19, 2015.

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    On Tuesday, Microsoft released a patch for all supported versions of Internet Explorer, including Windows 10. The patch addresses a memory corruption vulnerability, one that is actively being exploited by criminals.

    "An attacker could host a specially crafted website that is designed to exploit this vulnerability through Internet Explorer, and then convince a user to view the website. The attacker could also take advantage of compromised websites and websites that accept or host user-provided content or advertisements by adding specially crafted content that could exploit this vulnerability," Microsoft said in their advisory.

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