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Web Attack: CVE-2018-0988 Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability

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

Microsoft Internet Explorer is prone to a remote memory-corruption vulnerability. Attackers can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of the currently logged-in user. Failed attacks will cause denial of service conditions.

Additional Information

Microsoft Internet Explorer is prone to a remote memory-corruption vulnerability. Specifically, this issue exists due to the way the scripting engine handles objects in the memory.

Attackers can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of the currently logged-in user. Failed attacks will cause denial of service conditions.

Affected

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer

Response

Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.
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