Security Updates for Internet Explorer (October 2018)
High Nessus Plugin ID 118009
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 when Internet Explorer improperly accesses objects in memory.
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. (CVE-2018-8460, CVE-2018-8491)
SolutionMicrosoft has released the following security updates to address this issue: