Intrusion Prevention

MS.IE.Incomplete.Element.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates a possible attack against a memory-corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
The vulnerability occurs when the vulnerable software handles certain DOM operations. A remote attacker may exploit this to execute arbitrary code or to cause a denial-of-service condition.

Affected Products

Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 5.01 to 8

Impact

Denial of service
System compromise

Recommended Actions

Refer to the vendor's advisory for the patches:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS10-018.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2010-0490