Intrusion Prevention

MS.IE.DOM.Manipulation.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
This vulnerability is a result of the application's failure to sanitize user inputs. As a result, a remote attacker can exploit this to cause a Denial of Service of condition or possibly execute arbitrary code within the context of the browser.

Affected Products

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the patch available from the website.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/results.aspx?displaylang=en&freetext=security%20update

CVE References

CVE-2011-1251