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 the CreateTextRange() remote code execution vulnerability affecting Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Microsoft Internet Explorer is susceptible to a remote code-execution vulnerability. A flaw in the application results in an invalid table-pointer dereference.
Remote attackers may exploit this issue to crash affected browsers or to execute arbitrary machine code in the context of affected users.
Microsoft has reported that this issue does not affect the March 20, 2006 release of Internet Explorer 7 Beta 2 Preview.
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0.1 SP1, 5.0.1 SP2, 5.0.1 SP3, 5.0.1 SP4, 6.0, 6.0 SP1, 6.0 SP2, 7.0 beta2