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 attempts to exploit a remote code execution vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Microsoft Internet Explorer is a browser for the Windows operating system.
Internet Explorer is prone to a remote code-execution vulnerability. Specifically, the problem occurs when accessing an object that has been deleted.
Attackers can exploit this issue by enticing an unsuspecting user into opening a specially crafted webpage.
Attackers can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of the currently logged-in user. Failed attacks will cause denial-of-service conditions.
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 8