Intrusion Prevention

MS.IE.Scripts.Loading.HTML.Parsing.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates a possible attack against a race-condition memory-corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
This vulnerability is caused by improper handling of scripts loading and HTML parsing. A remote attacker may exploit this to execute arbitrary code or to cause a denial-of-service condition.

Affected Products

Microsoft IE 5.01-IE 8

Impact

Denial of service
System compromise

Recommended Actions

Please refer to the Microsoft advisory for patches:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/ms10-018.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2010-0489