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Microsoft Internet Explorer Shift JIS Character Encoding Vulnerability
Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8, and 9
Internet Explorer contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability that can be used to execute arbitrary script code in a user's browser. This is caused by a character processing flaw, when parsing Shift JIS encoded characters.
By convincing a user to click on a specially crafted link, an attacker could execute script commands within the context of the user's browser.
Apply appropriate patch from MS11-057.
4/9/2011 - Public Information Released
8/9/2011 - Vendor Patch Released
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