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Microsoft has informed Windows users to install an “emergency” out-of-band security patch.

A security flaw in some version of the internet explorer cloud allows an attacker to run remotely malicious code on an affected device, The software giant said.

A user could be stealthily infected by visiting a malicious web page or by being tricked into clicking on the link in an email.

“Microsoft said An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerablity could take control of an affected system”

And Microsoft said that yet we have not made the details public but the vulnerability was under active exploitation.

According to recent data, More than 7% of all browsers users are running affected versions of Internet Explorer 9, 10 and 11, Plus all the supported versions of Windows are affected, including Windows 10 and several Windows Server versions.

In order to fix this problem Most, You can install the patches using Windows Update.

The company also said that no action was required by users to remediate the bug in Windows Defender, And Microsoft also add that It’s rare but not unheard of for Microsoft to release the emergency security patches cycle.

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In the coming weeks, the company typically releases security fixes Also known as Patch.
Homeland Security warned in Its own advisory urging affected users to install the patches.