Security Updates for Internet Explorer (January 2018)
High Nessus Plugin ID 105546
SynopsisThe Internet Explorer installation on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe Internet Explorer installation on the remote host is missing security updates. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :
- A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way the scripting engine handles objects in memory in Microsoft browsers. The vulnerability could corrupt memory in such a way that an attacker could execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user.
SolutionMicrosoft has released KB4056568 to address this issue.