Microsoft Releases Emergency Internet Explorer Update

Last Updated: 07/20/2016

Security Notice Level

SEVERE

Microsoft has released an emergency update for an Internet Explorer vulnerability that may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.  This vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild and affects all supported versions of Internet Explorer.

Affected Software

The IT Security Office advises owners of the software listed below update as soon as possible. 

  • Internet Explorer versions 7 through 11

Security Bulletin Name

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-093 - Critical
Release date: August 18, 2015

Additional Information

Additional information about this vulnerability can be viewed at:
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms15-093.aspx

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