Microsoft Security Advisory 2458511
Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution
Published: November 03, 2010 | Updated: December 14, 2010
Microsoft has completed the investigation into a public report of this vulnerability. We have issued MS10-090 to address this issue. For more information about this issue, including download links for an available security update, please review MS10-090. The vulnerability addressed is the Uninitialized Memory Corruption Vulnerability - CVE-2010-3962.
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- V1.0 (November 3, 2010): Advisory published.
- V1.1 (November 3, 2010): Added the opening of HTML mail in the Restricted sites zone as a mitigating factor, the automated Microsoft Fix it solution to the CSS workaround, and a finder acknowledgment. Removed reading e-mail in plain text as a workaround. Also clarified content in the EMET, DEP, and CSS workarounds.
- V2.0 (December 14, 2010): Advisory updated to reflect publication of security bulletin.
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