Tag Archives: Internet Explorer

Only 3 months left until retirement of Internet Explorer

[German]In a post on 29 March 2022, Microsoft has pointed out that Internet Explorer on Windows will only run for three more months. Then support will ends and IE calls are be redirected to Microsoft Chromium Edge. However, this is … Continue reading

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Internet Explorer Desktop App retires on June 15, 2022

Microsoft  issued a brief post last week reminding users of the end of support for Internet Explorer. The Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) desktop app will be retired on June 15, 2022 for certain versions of Windows 10 (version 20H2 and … Continue reading

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March 2022 Internet Explorer Update KB5011486, and NET Desktop Runtime 6.0.3 Update KB5012417

[German]As of March 8, 2022, Microsoft has also released a cumulative security update KB5011486 for Internet Explorer. This closes the vulnerabilities CVE-2022-23299 and CVE-2022-24502. Furthermore there is a .NET Desktop Runtime 6.0.3 update KB5012417. Here is some information about these … Continue reading

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Patch day recap Sept. 2021: Update on MSHTML vulnerability CVE-2021-40444

[German]The vulnerability CVE-2021-40444 in the Windows MSHTML library has been known public since September 7, 2021. Actors attempt to attack Windows machines via this vulnerability using manipulated Office files. As of September 14, 2021, Microsoft has addressed the vulnerability in … Continue reading

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Attack via Office Documents on Microsoft MSHTML (ActiveX) RCE Vulnerability (CVE-2021-40444)

[German]Microsoft has issued a warning about the remote code execution vulnerability CVE-2021-40444 as of September 7, 2021. In campaigns, this vulnerability, which targets the MSHTML component of Internet Explorer, is exploited via compromised Office documents. Microsoft provides guidance on mitigating … Continue reading

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IE 11 support for Microsoft 365 apps and services has ended on August 17, 2021

[German]Small reminder for users and administrators of Internet Explorer 11. As of August 17, 2021, support for this browser in Microsoft 365 apps and services has ended. Advertising

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Windows 10: End of support for Internet Explorer 11 on June 15, 2022

[German]A small reminder for Windows users who still use Internet Explorer 11 as their browser. The desktop version under Windows 10 will be taken out of support in certain variants on June 15, 2022, and will no longer receive any … Continue reading

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0-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer fixed via micropatch

There is a 0-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer 11 that was not fixed with the February 2021 updates. ACROS Security has now released a micropatch to close this vulnerability in Internet Explorer. I have added the relevant notes in the … Continue reading

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0patch fixes 0-day in Internet Explorer

[German]Today or tomorrow, Tuesday, ACROS Security plans to release a 0patch fix for a 0-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer. The patch is currently in testing. Addendum: The Micropatch has been released on February 11,  2021. Advertising

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Stop redirection of non compatible sites from Internet Explorer to Edge

[German]Since October 2020, Internet Explorer redirects users to the Chromium Edge when they visit incompatible websites. I had mentioned this in the blog post Internet Explorer: Compatibility redirect to Microsoft Edge. Administrators can prevent this redirection via group policies. But … Continue reading

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