Update on Internet Explorer 0-day

Wolfgang Kandek

The exploit for the Internet Explorer 6 and 7 vulnerability announced yesterday (KB981374) is public now. Late yesterday, Moshe Ben Abu published a Metasploit Module for the exploit after tracking down the exploit to a webpage.

> But Microsoft also released advisory KB981374 which describes a 0-day vulnerability
> reported to Microsoft only recently. At the moment only a limited number of targeted
> attacks have been reported. Internet Explorer 8 is not vulnerable, another good reason
> to update to this latest version of IE. There are not a lot of details available on the
> vulnerability, but for IE6/7 workarounds apply and are detailed in the advisory.

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