Microsoft Publishes Security Advisory For IE6 & IE7 Browser Vulnerability

by admin November 26, 2009 at 4:00 pm

Days after the news of a new Internet Explorer exploit code surfaced; Microsoft has confirmed the existence of the code and said that it was looking into the matter.

The code was earlier posted on the BugTraq mailing list by an unidentified hacker with out any explanation. Security experts believe that the code can be used to take control of the computers if the website hosting the code is visited.

Leading anti-virus vendor Symantec has posted on its blog that the exploit code attacks a flaw in IE’s usage of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) which is found on most websites.

Symantec also reported that the code was at a very early stage but it could be evolved into a much more dangerous exploit code.

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