Threat Encyclopedia

MS.IE.Empty.Script.Element.DoS

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This indicates an attempt to exploit a Denial of Service vulnerability in Internet Explorer web browser.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the browser processes an HTML page. As a result a malicious remote user can cause a system crash.

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Microsoft Internet Explorer 8

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

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Upgrade to the latest version, available from the website:
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/

CVE References

CVE-2009-2764