Intrusion Prevention

MS.IE.Scripting.Engine.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 HTML file. An attacker can exploit this by tricking an unsuspecting user into visiting a malicious webpage and execute arbitrary code on vulnerable systems.

Affected Products

Internet Explorer 8

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms15-094.aspx

CVE References

CVE-2015-2493