|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
|Public exploit||Vulnerability #1 is being exploited in the wild.|
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Client/Desktop applications / Web browsers
This security bulletin contains information about 1 vulnerabilities.
Updated bulletin and vulnerability description. This vulnerability is not a zero-day, as previously reported by Microsoft.
Added additional links with information about in-the-wild exploitation of the vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error within the scripting engine. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted webpage, trick the victim into opening it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.
Note, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild as of October 1, 2020.
Install update from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Microsoft Internet Explorer: 9 - 11
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?
The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.