Intrusion Prevention

MS.IE.Header.Handling.Information.Disclosure

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Information Disclosure vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
The vulnerability is due to a input validation error in the "res" protocol. A remote attacker can gain unauthorized access to sensitive information.

Affected Products

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0.5730 .11
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 beta3
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 beta2
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 beta1
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the website.
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/internet-explorer/products/ie/home