|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2008-159|
|Date Published:||14 Oct 2008|
|Last Updated:||29 Mar 2015|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||Microsoft Internet Explorer is the most widely used Internet browser. An information disclosure vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer. The vulnerability is due to an error in Internet Explorer that fails to correctly interpret the origin of scripts. An attacker can trigger this flaw by convincing a user to view a specially crafted HTML document. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow the attacker to read cookies or other data from another domain or Internet Explorer security zone.|
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Internet Explorer cross-domain information disclosure (MS08-058)