According to foreign media reports, Microsoft Wednesday to remind the user, IE browser, and then Pu new vulnerabilities, the latest version of IE8 was not spared.
Microsoft said that in certain circumstances, the vulnerability allows an attacker to access a user's computer is stored in the file. Microsoft in a security statement said: "If the user to use a specific version of IE browser, even in 'safe browsing' mode, the hacker can also get the required documents, but only know the file name and path."
Affected browser versions, including IE 5.01 on Windows 2000 and IE 6, Windows 2000 SP4 on IE 6, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 on IE6, IE 7 and IE 8.
The Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 system, under the IE in the "Safe Browsing" mode is not the vulnerability.
Currently, Microsoft has not yet decided when to release a patch. Recently, IE browser, just be exposed a serious security vulnerability that could allow hackers embedded malicious code, even in the IE "safe browsing" mode, the vulnerability can be exploited. Germany and the French government even suggested that users switch to other browsers.