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Web Attack: Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge CVE-2019-1104

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 browser available for Windows.

Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge are prone to a remote memory-corruption vulnerability. Specifically, this issue occurs because they fail to properly handle 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

  • - Internet Explorer 10 Windows Server 2012
  • - Internet Explorer 11 Windows 10, Windows Server 2019, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008
  • - Internet Explorer 9 Windows Server 2008
  • - Microsoft Edge Windows 10, Server 2016, and Server 2019
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