Microsoft has released a patch for zero-day leak CVE-2019-1367. Users are advised to install the Internet Explorer security patch as soon as possible.
The CVE-2019-1367 “Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability” patch fixes a severe bug in Internet Explorer that allows malicious websites to gain full control over the operating system.
Visiting a compromised website or viewing an infected advertisement with the Internet Explorer web browser was enough to get compromised according to Clément Lecigne of Googles Threat Analysis Group.
The update will be installed using Windows Update (WSUS). However, it is recommended to check if the update is installed on your device.
Microsoft recommends installing the update as soon as possible.