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Microsoft informed customers last Friday that Internet Explorer is affected by a zero-day vulnerability. The flaw has been described as a memory corruption issue that can be exploited for remote code execution by getting the targeted user to visit a specially crafted website with an affected version of the browser. The flaw affects the scripting […]

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A proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit for the zero-day was published on the Full Disclosure mailing list by an individual who wanted to remain anonymous. It’s unclear why they have decided to release the information before vBulletin developers could create a patch. The vulnerability, to which MITRE assigned the CVE identifier CVE-2019-16759, is said to affect vBulletin […]

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A vulnerability researcher published four previously unreported flaws in Microsoft Windows over three days this week, flaws that could allow a local user to escalate their rights on a compromised system to that of an administrator. Exploits for the four flaws — plus a fifth vulnerability that Microsoft fixed last week — were posted by […]

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