Intrusion Prevention



This indicates an attack attempt against a buffer overflow vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a malicious object tag. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code via sending a crafted web page.

Affected Products

Microsoft, Internet Explorer, 5.01
Microsoft, Internet Explorer, 5.5
Microsoft, Internet Explorer, 6.0
Microsoft, Internet Explorer, 6.0 for Windows Server 2003


System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

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CVE References