Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Microsoft Security Advisory 2934088

Security Advisory
Microsoft released Security Advisory 2934088 which impacts Internet Explorer 9 and 10. Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8 and 11 are not affected.

Although Internet Explorer 9 is vulnerable, at this time, Microsoft is only aware of limited, targeted attacks against Internet Explorer 10. This issue allows remote code execution if users browse to a malicious website with an affected browser. This would typically occur by an attacker convincing someone to click a link in an email or instant message.


Users of Internet Explorer 10 should update to IE11, available here.

If you use Internet Explorer 9 or 10 and are unable to update to Internet Explorer 11, it the below-linked Fix it solution is strongly advised.
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Another option is to install the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET), described in the "workarounds" section of the Tech Net Advisory as well as the Security Research and Defense Blog article.


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