Microsoft's monthly security update for April included five bulletins that detailed and patched 14 vulnerabilities within version 6 of its Internet Explorer browser.
In bulletin MS06-13, released on Tuesday 11 April, eight of the bugs were given the highest rating (depending, in some cases, on which version you use).
Where an affected user is logged on as the PC's Administrator, vulnerabilities such as the "Multiple Event Handler Memory Corruption Vulnerability" or "HTML Tag Memory Corruption Vulnerability" could allow attackers to take complete control of their system. Even if the user has limited system access rights, the various exploits have been used to install malware on PCs in recent weeks.
Microsoft recommended that users apply the update patches immediately. For more details of the v...