Microsoft Security Advisory 981374
Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution
Published: March 09, 2010 | Updated: March 30, 2010
Microsoft has completed the investigation into a public report of this vulnerability. We have issued MS10-018 to address this issue. For more information about this issue, including download links for an available security update, please review MS10-018. The vulnerability addressed is the Uninitialized Memory Corruption Vulnerability - CVE-2010-0806.
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- V1.0 (March 9, 2010): Advisory published.
- V1.1 (March 10, 2010): Restated the mitigation concerning the e-mail vector. Added a new workaround for disabling the peer factory class in iepeers.dll.
- V1.2 (March 12, 2010): Added an automated Microsoft Fix it solution to apply or undo the workaround for disabling the peer factory class on Windows XP or Windows Server 2003.
- V2.0 (March 30, 2010): Advisory updated to reflect publication of security bulletin.
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