Microsoft has released an emergency update for Internet Explorer versions 6 through 11, including IE versions running on Windows XP. These updates address vulnerabilities that may allow attackers to take control of a vulnerable system.
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6-11
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-021 - Critical
Release date: May 1, 2014
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