MS15-108 - Critical: Security Update for JScript and VBScript to Address Remote Code...

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    Revision Note: V1.0 (October 13, 2015): Bulletin published.
    Summary: This security update resolves vulnerabilities in the VBScript and JScript scripting engines in Microsoft Windows. The more severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if an attacker hosts a specially crafted website that is designed to exploit the vulnerabilities through Internet Explorer (or leverages a compromised website or a website that accepts or hosts user-provided content or advertisements) and then convinces a user to view the website. An attacker could also embed an ActiveX control marked "safe for initialization" in an application or Microsoft Office document that uses the IE rendering engine to direct the user to the specially crafted website.

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