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Web Attack: Microsoft IE and Edge CVE-2019-0940

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 the attempt 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 and Edge are web browsers available for Windows.

Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge are prone to a remote memory-corruption vulnerability because it fails to properly access objects in 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

  • Multiple versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer 10, 11, Edge.
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