Intrusion Prevention

MS.IE.Object.ActiveXObject.loadXML.Information.Disclosure

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against an Information Disclosure vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted HTML. A remote attacker may be able to gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the affected machines via a crafted HTML.

Affected Products

Windows Vista
Windows 7
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 R2

Impact

Information Disclosure: Remote attackers can gain sensitive information from vulnerable systems

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-126

CVE References

CVE-2016-3298