Monday, November 15, 2004

Weekly Virus Report

NewsNow Weekly Virus Report - IFRAME.BoF Exploit, Mydoom.AE, Mydoom.AF and Gavir.A Worms This week's report on viruses and intruders looks at the IFRAME.BoF exploit, as well as the Mydoom.AE, Mydoom.AF and Gavir.A worms. IFRAME.BoF is an exploit for a buffer overrun vulnerability that occurs in Internet Explorer v6.0 and allows an attacker to remotely execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable computer. This vulnerability is rated as extremely critical. The exploit can be included in a malicious web page or in an email message in HTML format, which contain executable code.

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