|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2010-330|
|Date Published:||14 Dec 2010|
|Last Updated:||2 Jan 2017|
|Source:||Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-090|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Internet Explorer 8|
|Vulnerability Description||Microsoft Internet Explorer is the most widely used Internet browser.A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer. The vulnerability is due to the way Internet Explorer accesses an object that has not been initialized or has been deleted in the IE8 Developer Toolbar. To trigger this issue, an attacker may create a malicious web page that will cause Internet Explorer to exit unexpectedly. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability will crash the browser, and may allow execution of arbitrary code on the vulnerable system.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: MS10-090|
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 8 HTML Element Memory Corruption (MS10-090)