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Exploit:HTML/Iframe.FileDownload

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Category: Malware

Type: Exploit

Platform: HTML

Summary


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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 email messages, to automatically execute when the document is viewed using Internet Explorer. It also effects email clients that use Internet Explorer to view HTML formatted email 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: