[Internet Explorer] Critical Warning!!!! There is a 0day IE6 remote exploit and code is already readily available on the Internet. Background --------------- A 0day exploit is such an advanced exploit that Microsoft hasn't created patches for it and probably won't start working on it until today. This means you'll be lucky to get a patch by next week. A remote exploit means that no human input is required to become infected. Affected Products: ----------------------- Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 for Microsoft Windows XP SP2 Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 for Microsoft Windows XP SP1 Microsoft Office 2002 Microsoft Office 2000 Microsoft Office XP Microsoft Visio Microsoft Project Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Microsoft Access Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002 ATI Catalyst drivers And More.... Solution: ----------- Use Mozilla Firefox or use any other browser not Internet Explorer 6. http://www.mozilla.org/  Update 1: SANS has release an UNOFFICIAL patch for this hole. You can find it here: http://isc.sans.org/msddskillbit.php Be warned that you will break programs that use the particular dll that is patched. This includes MS Office, .NET framework, Visio, etc Use it at your own risk.