One particularly nasty flaw allows a malicious Web site that's open in one tabbed window have access to the information typed into another tabbed window. So, one might be surfing a malicious site in one window, and logging into your on-line banking website in another. The possibilities are already frightening....
Other, more serious flaws identified by Secunia include a flaw which can be used to bypass the security mechanisms put in place by Microsoft's Windows XP Service Pack 2. When used with the "drag-and-drop" vulnerability found in IE, this could allow malicious Web sites to place and run code on a visitor's computer. More here.
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