Intrusion Prevention

MS.IE.Print.Preview.Handling.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attempt to exploit a remote Code Execution vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
The vulnerability is due to the application's inability to properly parse a malformed web page. A successful exploit may allow execution of arbitrary code.

Affected Products

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 4
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01

Impact

System Compromise.

Recommended Actions

Apply the patch, available from the vendor's web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS08-045.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2008-2259