Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Browser.Redirections.Security.Bypass

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Security Bypass vulnerability in Microsoft Edge and IE.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted HTML file. An attacker can exploit this by tricking an unsuspecting user into visiting a malicious webpage and bypass security features on the system, leading to further attacks.

Affected Products

Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation)
Internet Explorer 9 on Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 (Server Core installation)
Windows 8.1 for 32-bit systems
Windows 8.1 for x64-based systems
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows RT 8.1
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1 for 32-bit systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1 for x64-based systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows Server 2012 R2
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows RT 8.1
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 for x64-based Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows Server 2016
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1703 for 32-bit Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1703 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server 2012 R2 (Server Core installation)
Internet Explorer 10 on Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 for x64-based Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems
Windows Server 2016
Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server 2016 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation)

Impact

Security Bypass: Remote attackers can bypass security features of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8592

CVE References

CVE-2017-8592