[Dshield] An unfixed highly critical vulnerability discovered in Microsoft Internet Explorer

Carboni, Chris ccarboni at azerty.com
Thu Apr 8 19:11:52 GMT 2004


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Alan Frayer
>To: General DShield Discussion List
>Sent: 4/8/2004 12:04 PM
>Subject: Re: [Dshield] An unfixed highly critical vulnerability >discovered
in Microsoft Internet Explorer


>Johannes, the obvious advice is to switch to a non-MS browser, such as
>Mozilla or Opera, but what is an AOL subscriber to do? They can't get
>rid of their imbedded MS browser.


Switching to a different browser is not as easy as it may sound.
Especially in distributed corporate environments that make use of internally
developed web applications and interfaces.


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Johannes B. Ullrich
>To: General DShield Discussion List
>Sent: 4/8/2004 10:39 AM
>Subject: Re: [Dshield] An unfixed highly critical vulnerability >discovered
in Microsoft Internet Explorer

>Given that this is likely going to be exploited by other viruses 
>shortly, I strongly recommend not to click on any URLs. 

>Details: http://www.dshield.org/vultest.php 

I have a new respect for you.  ;)



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