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Web Attack: Microsoft Internet Explorer CVE-2019-0752

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 is a web browser available for Windows.

Microsoft Internet Explorer is prone to a remote memory-corruption vulnerability because it fails to properly handle objects in memory. This may allow attackers to embed an ActiveX control marked 'safe for initialization' in an application or Microsoft Office document that hosts the IE rendering engine.

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

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

  • Internet Explorer 10 and 11 are vulnerable.
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