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Security Update:Microsoft released an out-of-band CRITICAL security update to address a vulnerability in Internet Explorer.

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 08:50

Reason

Security update

Impact

IE users

WHAT HAPPENED?

Microsoft released an out-of-band CRITICAL security update to address a vulnerability in Internet Explorer.

 

Advanced Users: For a complete description and affected software refer to CVE-2018-8653 | Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability at:

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Internet Explorer

 

WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

If exploited, this vulnerability could allow an attacker to take control of an affected system.

 

HOW DO I PROTECT MY COMPUTER?

Update your software

  1. If you are supported by ITFS or have different IT support, no action on your part is required.
  2. If you do not have IT support or they do not support your computer, Microsoft recommends that you turn on automatic updates. For more information, please see the security update referred to above.

 

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