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chachazz
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reply to redwolfe_98

Re: IE Zero-Day

Microsoft Research & Defense: New vulnerability affecting Internet Explorer 8 users
quote:
In this particular vulnerability, IE attempts to reference and use an object that had previously been freed. The components of an exploit for such a vulnerability are typically the following:
• Javascript to trigger the Internet Explorer vulnerability
• Heap spray or similar memory preparation to ensure the memory being accessed after it has been freed is useful
• A way around the ASLR platform-level mitigation
• A way around the DEP platform-level mitigation

Internet Explorer 9 or 10 do not include the vulnerable code. And the IE team is working around the clock to develop a security update to address this vulnerability for earlier versions of the product. ...read full article

Microsoft Security Advisory (2794220)
Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution
»technet.microsoft.com/en-us/secu···/2794220


StuartMW
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quote:
Another alternative - one likely to have less impact on your browsing experience - is to install EMET and enable it to protect Internet Explorer.

Already doing that
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Dustyn
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said by StuartMW:

quote:
Another alternative - one likely to have less impact on your browsing experience - is to install EMET and enable it to protect Internet Explorer.

Already doing that

Just started yesterday too.
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StuartMW
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said by Dustyn:

Just started yesterday too.

Excellent! That makes 3 of us now
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