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CVE Number Vulnerability Product Severity Date
MS08-024 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (947864) Microsoft Internet Critical 09-04-2008

Technical Information

Brief overview of the risk:
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Internet Explorer because of the way that it processes data streams.
Detailed Information on the risk:
An attacker could exploit the vulnerability by constructing a specially crafted Web page. When a user views the Web page, the vulnerability could allow remote code execution. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the logged on user.Further information on this exploit is available at : MS08-024

Affected Software

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 4
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6
Windows Internet Explorer 7