- Date Discovered:
- 09 April 2019
- Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer are prone to a security bypass vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this issue to bypass certain security restrictions and perform unauthorized actions.
- Microsoft Edge
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 10
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
Deploy network intrusion detection systems to monitor network traffic for malicious activity.Deploy NIDS to monitor network traffic for signs of anomalous or suspicious activity. This includes but is not limited to requests that include NOP sleds and unexplained incoming and outgoing traffic. This may indicate exploit attempts or activity that results from successful exploits
Do not accept or execute files from untrusted or unknown sources.To reduce the impact of latent vulnerabilities, always run nonadministrative software as an unprivileged user with minimal access rights.
Do not follow links provided by unknown or untrusted sources.Web users should be cautious about following links to sites that are provided by unfamiliar or suspicious sources. Filtering HTML from emails may help remove a possible vector for transmitting malicious links to users.
Rio Sherri of MDSec