Microsoft Grapples With Internet Explorer Security Flaw

Microsoft was scrambling to repair a security hole in its widely used Internet Explorer web browser before hackers exploit the flaw.
Microsoft Grapples With Internet Explorer Security Flaw

Via AFP:

Microsoft was scrambling to repair a security hole in its widely used Internet Explorer web browser, saying it had detected attempts to exploit the flaw.

The US software giant said that the coding problem affected versions six through 11 of its flagship browser, noting it was aware of "limited, targeted attacks" taking advantage of the newly discovered flaw.

Microsoft says that an attacker who successfully exploits the vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the official user.

"The vulnerability may corrupt memory in a way that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary ...

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