Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch for Windows 7 – 10, including Server OS

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A vulnerability has been found in JScript.dll which runs mostly in Internet Explorer and can completely compromise your system and give administrative control to the attacker. It effects basically every current version of Windows in use today, from Windows 7 up to and including Windows Server 2019. It can also be exploited through HTML documents opened in Microsoft Office, so even if you don’t use Internet Explorer you can be hacked with this flaw.

Microsoft has released an emergency fix for this:

  1. Go to Windows Update
  2. Click “Check for Updates”
  3. Install available Updates – Specifically in the 2018-12 Cumulative Update for Windows (or) 2018-12 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer.
  4. Restart your computer (this is always a good idea even if the system doesn’t prompt for it)


If you would like to read the article in full,

Microsoft today issued an out-of-band security update to patch a critical zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser that attackers are already exploiting in the wild to hack into Windows computers. 27 more words

via Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch For Under-Attack IE Zero Day — The Hacker News


If you would like assistance dealing with this issue or if you have already been compromised, please give us a call or stop in.



One thought on “Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch for Windows 7 – 10, including Server OS

Barbara Thomas Smith
Barbara Thomas Smith says:

Thanks for the heads up!

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