Intrusion Prevention

MS.IE.IShdocvwBroker.Elevation.Of.Privilege

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Privilege Escalation vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted DLL file. An attacker can exploit this by tricking an unsuspecting user into visiting a malicious webpage to download crafted DLL file and run the file to elevate their privileges on vulnerable systems.

Affected Products

Internet Explorer 6
Internet Explorer 7
Internet Explorer 8
Internet Explorer 9
Internet Explorer 10
Internet Explorer 11

Impact

Privilege Escalation: Remote attackers can leverage their privilege on the vulnerable systems.
System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS15-065

CVE References

CVE-2015-2405