Exploit now publicly available for unpatched IE flaw

Friday, 24 March 2006, 12:06 PM EST

An exploit has become publicly available for a newly disclosed critical - and as yet unpatched - vulnerability in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer.

The exploit has been posted on several Internet sites and gives even relatively novice hackers an easy way to take advantage of a flaw in the way IE processes information using the createTextRange () method, according to Secure Elements.

At Computerworld.

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