Microsoft Releases New Windows 10 Security Updates for Internet Explorer
Microsoft recently released an emergency a new set of cumulative updates for Windows 10 running devices. The updates only for very important that security issue for internet explorer.
The Microsoft’s update specifically for internet explorer to fix security issues because internet explorer scripting engine that has been exploited in the wild with Microsoft defender bug as well. The main focus of update on concerning a remote code execution a zero-day vulnerability in all versions of Windows 10 saves version 1511.
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The vulnerability could corrupt memory by a hacker and they can able to execute the code in the context of the current user because a remote code execution vulnerability scripting engine handles objects in memory in internet explorer.
Microsoft was very aggressive with this updates because if the current user is logged on with administrative user rights in his device but however, an attacker could take control of an affected system and they can also install programs, delete data and create a new account with full user rights.
The hackers could host a crafted website in a web-based attack scenario, they could exploit the vulnerability through internet explorer by sending unwanted email to convince users to view the website.
The new updates are all about – security update address the vulnerability by modifying how the scripting engine handles objects in memory but these updates are optional for now. The main cumulative updates patches from Microsoft will be released in October.
These patches include feature updates, driver updates, and non-security-related patches will be displayed in a new windows Update, which is called “View Optional Updates”. According to Microsoft most of the drivers will still be auto-updated and view optional update section is for any other issues support.