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BROWSER-IE Microsoft XML core services cross-domain information disclosure attempt
This event is generated when traffic that meets the vulnerability outlined in CVE-2008-4033 is detected.
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2008-4033Cross-domain vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services 3.0 through 6.0, as used in Microsoft Expression Web, Office, Internet Explorer, and other products, allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from another domain and corrupt the session state via HTTP request header fields, as demonstrated by the Transfer-Encoding field, aka "MSXML Header Request Vulnerability."
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