Internet Explorer and Edge Browsers 0-Day Vulnerability Threat Alert

Internet Explorer and Edge Browsers 0-Day Vulnerability Threat Alert

abril 4, 2019 | Adeline Zhang


Recently, a foreign researcher announced a 0-day vulnerability with Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer (IE). Enticing a user to click a malicious link, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass the same-origin policy of the two kinds of browsers to launch a universal cross-site scripting (UXSS) attack to steal the user’s sensitive information.

Affected Versions

  • The latest versions of Microsoft IE and Edge are affected.


As of the day when this alert is released, no official patch is available to fix this issue.

It is recommended users not click unidentifiable links and not use IE and Edge browsers until an official patch is released.

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