After few days Microsoft released Internet Explorer 7, new vulnerability has been found in this software. This vulnerability can be exploited by malicious people to disclose potentially sensitive information.
Secunia had make a demonstration tool which is you can check whether your IE7 is vulnerable or not. The test will try to read content from Google News in the context of your browser. This vulnerability is caused by due to an error in handling of redirections for URLs with the “mhtml:” URI handler. And this weak spot can be exploited to access documents served from another web site.
Right now, there is no patch for this vulnerability. But for the moment, you can disable active scripting to prevent from this exploit.
Cypher: Wondering how much new vulnerabilities will be discovered by “techie” guys… 😕 [tags]vulnerable, exploit, ie, ie7, microsoft[/tags]