Microsoft Internet Explorer Same Origin Policy Bypass (CVE-2015-0072) (Feb 4, 2015)


A same-origin policy bypass vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to bypass the SOP and cause a cross-site scripting attack to take place.

Dell SonicWALL Threat Research Team has researched this vulnerability and released the following signature to protect their customers.

  • IPS:6288 Internet Explorer SOP Bypass

This vulnerability is referred by CVE as CVE-2015-0072.

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