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 Information Disclosure vulnerability in Microsoft XMLDOM ActiveX.
Microsoft XMLDOM ActiveX control is prone to multiple information-disclosure vulnerabilities. Specifically, these issues affect unspecified methods that will allow website administrator to gain access to sensitive information through error codes.
Note: Very limited information is currently available regarding this issue. We will update this BID as more information emerges.
Attackers can exploit this issue by enticing an unsuspecting user to view a malicious webpage.
Successful exploits will allow attackers to obtain sensitive information like local drive letters, files, and directory names; that may aid in further attacks.
- Microsoft Windows 8.1 and earlier