Microsoft announces vulnerability that affects all versions of Internet Explorer 6 and later
1:52 p.m., April 28, 2014--Microsoft has released a security advisory about an Internet Explorer (IE) vulnerability that affects IE 6 and later. (Microsoft announcement)
Until Microsoft releases a patch or your department’s IT professional has taken steps to mitigate this vulnerability, University of Delaware IT recommends that you use Firefox or another web browser.
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This vulnerability may be the first major one not patched on Windows XP systems. If you are still using a Windows XP system, please read IT’s advice about the end of Microsoft support for Windows XP.
For more information:
- Microsoft discloses zero day [vulnerability] in all versions of Internet Explorer (ZDNet)
- Using EMET 4.1 (Information from Microsoft about a tool that can help protect against the vulnerability)
- Contact your department’s IT Professional.
- Contact the IT Support Center.