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Web Attack: MSIE XMLDOM ActiveX CVE-2013-7331 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.


This signature detects attempts to exploit a Information Disclosure vulnerability in Microsoft XMLDOM ActiveX.

Additional Information

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
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