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Sid 1-48371

Message

BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer DirectX information disclosure attempt

Summary

This event is generated when an attempt to exploit a DirectX vulnerability on Internet Explorer is detected.

Impact

High

Detailed information

Affected systems

  • Windows 7 x64

Ease of attack

Simple

False positives

N/a

False negatives

N/A

Corrective action

Apply the latest patch available for the affected systems.

Contributors

  • Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References

  • portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8563