Intrusion Prevention

MS.IE.Schemes.Combination.Information.Disclosure

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 handles a malicious URI. An attacker can exploit this by tricking an unsuspecting user into opening a crafted file and obtain sensitive information about the system.

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/MS17-006

CVE References

CVE-2017-0008