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Microsoft left zero-day vulnerability of IE 8.0 unpatched since October

May 22, 2014

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Security expertt Peter Van Eeckhoutte has published details on the zero-day vulnerability of Internet Explorer 8.0 allowing for remote code execution under the current process. The most alarming is the fact that the vulnerability has been disclosed to Microsoft on 11th October 2013 but has not been patched yet. The possible mitigations include use of the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) or setting Internet security zone settings to “High“.

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