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.
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.