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Attack: HTTP MSIE CVE-2010-0255

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.


This signature detects an information-disclosure vulnerability in the Microsoft Internet Explorer.

Additional Information

Microsoft Internet Explorer is a web browser available for Microsoft Windows.

Internet Explorer is prone to an information-disclosure vulnerability because the browser allow attackers to gain access to content contained in the 'index.dat' file through a dynamic object.

Attackers can exploit this issue by enticing an unsuspecting victim to view a malicious webpage.

Successful exploits will allow attackers to obtain sensitive information that may lead to further attacks.


Currently we are not aware of any vendor-supplied patches. If you feel we are in error or if you are aware of more recent information, please mail us at: vuldb@securityfocus.com.
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