Microsoft Releases Security Advisory on Internet Explorer Vulnerability

2020-01-17T00:00:00
ID CISA:D4E00DFC6412258A7F6320CAA346D34F
Type cisa
Reporter CISA
Modified 2020-01-17T00:00:00

Description

Microsoft has released a security advisory to address a critical vulnerability in Internet Explorer. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system. According to the advisory, “Microsoft is aware of limited targeted attacks.”

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft’s Advisory ADV20001 and CERT/CC's Vulnerability Note VU#338824 for more information, implement workarounds, and apply updates when available. Consider using Microsoft Edge or an alternate browser until patches are made available.

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