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CVE Number Vulnerability Product Severity Date
MS10-090 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2416400) Internet Explorer High 15-12-2010

Technical Information

Brief overview of the risk:
This security update resolves four privately reported vulnerabilities and three publicly disclosed vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted Web page using Internet Explorer.
Detailed Information on the risk:

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Internet Explorer accesses an object that has not been correctly initialized or has been deleted. 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 : MS10-090

Affected Software

Internet Explorer 6
Internet Explorer 7
Internet Explorer 8