This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input in the MSHTML engine. A remote attacker can trick a victim into editing a specially crafted file and execute arbitrary code on the target system.Mitigation
Install updates 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?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.