Intrusion Prevention

MS.IE.Select.Element.Remote.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a remote Code Execution vulnerability in Internet Explorer.
The vulnerability is occurs when Internet Explorer attempts to perform a "select element" operation. It allows an attacker to gain control by sending a specially crafted web page.

Affected Products

Internet Explorer 8

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the patch, available from the following web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/ms11-081.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2011-1999