Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Internet Explorer, which can be exploited by malicious people to gain knowledge of sensitive information or compromise a user's system
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Subject: Internet Explorer Multiple Vulnerabilities
RE: Internet Explorer Unspecified Code Execution Vulnerability
11th Mar, 2010 23:39
Score: 308 Posts: 739 User Since: 30th Mar 2008 System Score: 100% Location: US
IE8 is flagged as Insecure, no solution & has been
practically since it's introduction. Rumor is that because
the vulnerability is so small that M$ probably won't issue a patch.
They'll probably just roll out IE9 & patch that way.
Secunia gives SA38416 that you might want to read.
-- HP Pavilion Slimline s3020n
Windows Vista Home Premium SP2 32 bit
AMD 64 Athlon X2
Firefox 31.4.0 ESR
The weakest link of a computer system is always sitting in front of the monitor.
RE: Internet Explorer iepeers.dll Use-After-Free Vulnerability
15th Mar, 2010 14:47
Score: -3 Posts: 40 User Since: 10th Sep 2009 System Score: 100% Location: US Last edited on 15th Mar, 2010 14:49
If Microsoft really wants its users to keep using IE, they need to step-up & start releasing security patches more frequently. They should look at how Mozilla does things - they know how to release patches. :)
Edit: Hopefully Microsoft will release a patch for IE 8 within two weeks of it being reported, but we can only hope. I'm glad I use Firefox. Microsoft should treat this as being serious - having an extremely-critical vulnerability in your browser isn't going to help win over people.