Intrusion Prevention

MS.IE.hlink.WzDupWzToWz.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted link. An attacker can exploit this by tricking an unsuspecting user into either clicking a link in an email message or opening an Office file then click a link in the file and obtain sensitive information from vulnerable systems.

Affected Products

Internet Explorer 9
Internet Explorer 10
Internet Explorer 11
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10

Impact

Information Disclosure: Remote attackers can gain sensitive information from vulnerable systems

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-009

CVE References

CVE-2016-0059