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Internet Explorer Vulnerability

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Secunia writes:

 

Internet Explorer "javaprxy.dll" Memory Corruption Vulnerability

 

Description:

SEC Consult has reported a vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

 

The vulnerability is caused due to the javaprxy.dll COM object being instantiated incorrectly in Internet Explorer via the object tag. This can be exploited via a malicious web site to cause a memory corruption.

 

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.

 

The vulnerability has been reported in versions 5.01, 5.5, and 6.0.

 

Solution:

The vendor recommends setting Internet and Local intranet security zone settings to "High".

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I'd suggest the following modification:

Solution

Get a different browser. For example, switch to Firefox

 

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