Intrusion Prevention

MS.IE.CVE-2018-8460.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software attempts to handle a maliciously crafted web page. An attacker can exploit this by tricking a user into visiting a malicious web page and execute arbitrary code within the context of the application.

Affected Products

Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1709 for 32-bit Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1709 for x64-based Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1803 for 32-bit Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1803 for x64-based Systems

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8460

CVE References

CVE-2018-8460