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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Microsoft Internet Explorer Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Internet Explorer HTML Parsing Flaw Lets Remote Users Redirect the Target User's Browser to an Arbitrary Site to Conduct Spoofing Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038456
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1038456
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-0231   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 10 2017
Impact:   Modification of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 11
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer. A remote user can redirect the target user's browser to an arbitrary site to conduct spoofing attacks.

A remote user can create a URL that, when loaded by the target user, will redirect the target user's browser to an arbitrary site that hosts spoofed content.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target user's browser to be redirected to an arbitrary web site.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

A restart is required.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4016871
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4019215
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4019472
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4019473
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4019474
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4019264

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/releasenotedetail/bc365363-f51e-e711-80da-000d3a32fc99 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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