Microsoft Internet Explorer Popup.show Mouse Event Hijacking Vulnerability

A vulnerability exists in Microsoft Internet Explorer that may permit a malicious Web page to hijack mouse events. This could potentially be exploited to trick an unsuspecting user into performing unintended actions such as approving pop-up dialogs.

The method caching variant of this attack is also reported to work.

This is similar to the vulnerability described in BID 9108.

This issue could potentially be exploited to execute arbitrary code or be used in other attacks.


 

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