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Forum Thread: Internet Explorer Unspecified Code Execution Vulnerability

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Internet Explorer Unspecified Code Execution Vulnerability

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Secunia Official 9th Mar, 2010 21:38
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A vulnerability has been reported in Internet Explorer, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified use-after-free error and can be exploited by e.g. tricking a user into viewing a specially crafted web page.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

NOTE: The vulnerability is currently being actively exploited.

blog.psi2.de RE: Internet Explorer Unspecified Code Execution Vulnerability
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Last edited on 9th Mar, 2010 21:38
"Solution: Do not visit untrusted sites."

Take a look at the "Workarounds"-Section of the Microsoft-Advisory:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory...

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randomu RE: Internet Explorer Unspecified Code Execution Vulnerability
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You should add "Update to version 8" as a solution, since the vulnerability doesn't affect IE 8...

(also, in Google Chrome reports from version 3 you add the Update to version 4 solution... what's happening here, why you treat them differently?)
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Microsoft needs to release a patch to fix this vulnerability. I'm using IE 7 & I cannot upgrade because I'm on a school computer which has limited permissions.

I also apologize for my previous post - it was off-topic.
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