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Repair of Microsoft Problems IE Zero Day – Krebs on Security


Microsoft He has released an emergency software patch to drill his critical security Internet Explorer (IE) The web browser that already uses the attackers will enter Windows computers

The giant software learned about weakness.CVE-2018-8653) after receiving a report Google A new weakness that is being used by target attacks.

Satnam Narang, senior research engineer tenable, said the vulnerability is caused by IE: Internet Explorer 11 from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and Windows Server 2012, 2016 and 2019; IE 9 on Windows Server 2008; and IE 10 in Windows Server 2012.

"Flaw is actively exploiting it as wild, as users commit to update their systems as quickly as possible to reduce the risk," said Narang.

According to somewhat minor patches, malware or attackers may use the error to access Windows computer, to visit a website hacked or booby-trapped. An attacker can install programs; view, modify or delete data; or create new accounts with new user accounts.

Microsoft says that Windows Update enabled users and latest security updates have been applied. Windows 10 users can manually check for updates; Instructions for how to make older versions of Windows are here.

Tags: CVE-2018-8653, google, Microsoft IE days zero, Satnam Narang, Tenable

This entry was posted on Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 at 4:01 p.m. and is filed under Time to Patch.
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