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Microsoft Releases Security Advisory for Internet Explorer

Original release date: January 02, 2013 | Last revised: February 08, 2013

Microsoft has released Security Advisory 2794220 to address a vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6, 7, and 8. This vulnerability may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code if a user accesses a specially crafted website. Microsoft is aware of targeted attacks that attempt to exploit this vulnerability in the wild.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft Security Advisory 2794220. Please note that the advisory indicates that the workaround does not correct the vulnerability, but it may help mitigate risk against known attack vectors.

US-CERT will provide additional information as it becomes available.

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