Intrusion Prevention

MS.Edge.Event.webnote.Exit.XSS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Cross Site Scripting vulnerability in Microsoft Edge.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software attempts to handle a maliciously crafted webpage. An attacker can exploit this by tricking a user into visiting a malicious webpage and execute arbitrary script code within the context of the application.

Affected Products

Microsoft Edge

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can execute arbitrary script code within the context of the target user's browser

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-038

CVE References

CVE-2016-0161