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First vulnerability found in Microsoft Edge, affects other software as well.

2015/08/10

Softpedia - (International) Security researchers discovered a vulnerability in Microsoft's Server Message Block (SMB) protocol used for local-network file-sharing impacting all versions of Windows, in which a faulty dynamic link library (DLL) could allow an attacker to extract user credentials from a closed Window domain via a man-in-the-middle (MitM) for SMB technique. The vulnerability affects Microsoft's new Edge Web browser, as well as various software from other developers.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/first-vulnerability-found-in-microsoft-edge-affects-other-software-as-well-488913.shtml

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