Intrusion Prevention

MS.IE.EDGE.DACL.Privilege.Elevation

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Elevation of Privileges vulnerability in Microsoft Browser IE and EDGE.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitizing of inputs in the application. A remote attacker can exploit this lead to elevation of privileges.

Affected Products

Internet Explorer 10
Internet Explorer 11
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10

Impact

Privilege Escalation: Remote attackers can leverage their privileges on vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-119
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-118

CVE References

CVE-2016-3388