Intrusion Prevention

MS.IE.Combined.JavaScript.XML.Remote.Information.Disclosure

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against an information disclosure vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when processing JavaScript and XML. It allows a remote attacker to obtain the first bytes of arbitrary files on the system via XML error messages.

Affected Products

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7

Impact

Information Disclosure: Remote attackers can gain sensitive information from vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version, available from the website.
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/internet-explorer/products/ie/home

Other References

41057