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New Internet Explorer zero-day details released after Microsoft fails to patch

2014/05/21

IDG News Service - (International) Details of an unpatched zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) 8 browser were released by HP's Zero Day Initiative after the researcher that discovered the flaw reported it 6 months ago. The vulnerability is classified as a use-after-free flaw and could allow an attacker to gain the same user rights as a user who is brought to a malicious Web site.

Source: http://www.networkworld.com/news/2014/052214-new-internet-explorer-zero-day-details-281820.html

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