Just a week after the monthly patch Tuesday Windows update Microsoft have released an emergency patch for Internet Explorer.
The patch (CVE-2013-3893) was released to address a malware vulnerability in Internet Explorer 6 through to 10. The flaw could allow remote code execution by allowing Internet Explorer to access an object that’s location had changed or no longer exists. The vulnerability had the ability to corrupt the memory to allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in Internet Explorer as if they were the user.
Microsoft has released a temporary fix while developers work on a permanent solution to prevent exploitation. It’s recommended to add trusted sites to the IE trusted zone to benefit from maximum but protected functionality.
Update Internet Explorer now to stay best protected from vulnerabilities.