Intrusion Prevention

MS.IE.JavaScript.Font.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Information Disclosure vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software attempts to handles maliciously crafted web page. An attacker can exploit this by tricking a user into visiting a malicious webpage and gain access to sensitive information within the context of the application.

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/MS16-104

CVE References

CVE-2016-3297