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Web Attack: MSIE Same ID Property CVE-2012-1875 2

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.

Description

This signature detects attempts to exploit a remote code execution vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer.

Additional Information

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.

Affected

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8
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