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 Web browser available for Microsoft Windows.
Internet Explorer is prone to a remote code-execution vulnerability due to a use-after-free condition. Specifically, the issue is related to the manipulation of image arrays and affects the 'CMshtmlEd::Exec()' function.
Attackers can exploit this issue by enticing an unsuspecting user to view 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 versions 6, 7, 8, and 9 are affected.
- Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 6, 7, 8, and 9 are affected.