Threat Description

Exploit:​HTML/Iframe.FileDownload

Details

Aliases: Exploit.HTML.Iframe.FileDownload
Category: Malware
Type: Exploit
Platform: HTML

Summary



A program or technique that takes advantage of a vulnerability to remotely access or attack a program, computer or server.



Removal



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Technical Details



Exploit:HTML/Iframe.FileDownload is the detection of an HTML formatted document that contains code attempting to exploit an Internet Explorer IFrame vulnerability.This vulnerability allows a malicious HTML document, such as e-mail messages, to automatically execute when the document is viewed using Internet Explorer. It also effects e-mail clients that use Internet Explorer to view HTML formatted e-mail messages, such as Outlook and Outlook Express.

Microsoft has more information about this issue available from their Security Bulletin MS01-20, available at:

The fix for the vulnerability is available at:






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