|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2010-294|
|Date Published:||12 Oct 2010|
|Last Updated:||27 Dec 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities have been reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer.An information disclosure vulnerability has been reported in the way that the toStaticHTML API sanitizes HTML. The vulnerability is due to the way that Internet Explorer handles content using specific strings when sanitizing HTML. To exploit this issue, an attacker must have the ability to submit a specially crafted script to a target site. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow the attacker to execute a cross-site scripting attack on the user, allowing the attacker to execute script in the user's security context against a site that is using the toStaticHTML API.|
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This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 toStaticHTML API Information Disclosure (MS10-072)