Preface: If you try to open an .MHT file on a computer including Windows 10, or Windows Server 2012 R2 then it will attempt to load the file using Internet Explorer eventhough of the default browser in place!
Security Focus: Microsoft released an emergency security update on Monday (February 10, 2020) to fix a vulnerability in Internet Explorer (IE) designed to alert business customers. This issue occurs because the ‘scripting engine’ fails to properly handle objects in memory. Attackers can exploit this issue by enticing an unsuspecting user of the affected application to view a specially crafted web page.
Remedy: For more details, please refer to official announcement – https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-0674