Internet Explorer is an HTML web browser which comes by default on Microsoft operating systems.
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 11 contain a use-after-free vulnerability in the SetMouseCapture implementation in the HTML rendering engine (
Exploit works on Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 and 9 on Windows XP SP3 English (DEP OptIn) and Windows 7 SP1 (DEP OptIn). JRE 6 must be installed on Windows 7.
The user must open the exploit in a vulnerable version of Internet Explorer. The chance of successful exploitation is very low against Internet Explorer 8 on Windows 7.