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Web Attack: Microsoft Internet Explorer/Edge CVE-2016-3351 2

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.

Description

This signature detects attempts to exploit an Information Disclosure vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge.

Additional Information

Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge are web browsers available for Windows.

Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge are prone to an information disclosure vulnerability because they fail to properly handle objects in the memory.

Attackers can exploit this issue by enticing an unsuspecting user to view a specially crafted webpage.

Successful exploits will allow attackers to obtain sensitive information that may aid in further attacks.

Edge and Internet explorer 9, 10 and 11 are vulnerable.

Affected

  • Edge and Internet explorer 9, 10 and 11 are vulnerable.
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