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Web Attack: MSIE MSXML CVE-2012-1889 3

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 a maliciously crafted website attempting to exploit a remote code execution vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services.

Additional Information

Microsoft XML Core Services is prone to a remote code-execution vulnerability. The issue occurs when it attempts to access an object in memory that has not been initialized.


  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft XML Core Services 3.0
  • Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0
  • Microsoft XML Core Services 5.0
  • Microsoft XML Core Services 6.0
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