Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch for Critical IE Bug

 
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Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch for Critical IE Bug

Microsoft has issued an emergency out-of-band patch for a critical remote code execution vulnerability in Internet Explorer.

CVE-2019-1367 is a bug in the browser’s scripting engine which affects how it handles objects in memory. Specifically, it could corrupt memory so as to allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, according to a security update.

“An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. If the current user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could take control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights,”…….

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Source : Phil Muncaster for info-securitymagazine.com

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