A remote code execution vulnerability in Internet Explorer versions 6, 7, 8, and 9 is being used in some targeted attacks. Visiting a website or webpage where the exploit is hosted may automatically run the exploit. Trend Micro detects the exploit as HTML_EXPDROP.II.
Note that this vulnerability does not affect Internet Explorer 10. The following Windows Server Core Installations are also not affected:
Trend Micro Deep Security shields networks through the following Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) rules. Trend Micro customers using OfficeScan with Intrusion Defense Firewall (IDF) plugin are also protected from attacks using these vulnerabilities.
|MS Bulletin ID||Vulnerability ID||DPI Rule Number||DPI Rule Name||Release Date||IDF Compatibility|
|1005194||Microsoft Internet Explorer 'execCommand' Use-After-Free Vulnerability||18-Sep-12||YES|