Internet Explorer < 8.0
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 44060
SynopsisA version of Internet Explorer before 8.0 is installed on the remote host.
DescriptionA version of Internet Explorer (IE) earlier than 8.0 is installed on the remote host. IE 8.0 by default enables Data Execution Protection (DEP), which helps mitigate attacks against it.
For this reason, Microsoft recommends that users upgrade to that version for better security.
PLEASE NOTE: This plugin was disabled on 2010/10/19. Use smb_nt_ms10-002.nasl (plugin ID 44110) instead.
SolutionUpgrade to Internet Explorer 8.