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Vulnerability protection

Internet Explorer cumulative security update


Report ID: MS201209004
Date Published: 24 September 2012

Criticality: Critical
Compromise Type: remote-code-execution
Compromise From: remote


Affected Product/Component:

Internet Explorer 6
Internet Explorer 7
Internet Explorer 8
Internet Explorer 9




Summary

A cumulative security update for Internet Explorer has been released to address five vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer, including the 0-day vulnerability reported on 20 September 2012.



Detailed Description

Microsoft has issued a security update to address five reported vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer (IE), including one 0-day vulnerability reported in this report, Internet Explorer vulnerability. Each of the vulnerabilities was caused by memory corruption that resulted from accessing a deleted or an improperly initialized object in memory. An attacker could take advantage of the condition to execute arbitrary code and take control of the affected system.

These issues have been addressed through the latest security update for IE, which introduces modification in the way that objects in memory are handled. Users are recommended to install the latest update as a protection measure against potential exploit attempts.



CVE Reference

CVE-2012-1529, CVE-2012-2546, CVE-2012-2548, CVE-2012-2557, CVE-2012-4969



Solution

Install the latest security patch for applicable system, available for download from (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-063)




Security Advisories

For a list of known vulnerabilities affecting F-Secure products and the released fixes, please refer to the Security Advisories page.

 

Microsoft FAST Search Server 2012 vulnerability could allow remote code execution


Report ID: MS201210004
Date Published: 10 October 2012

Criticality: Important
Compromise Type: remote-code-execution
Compromise From: remote


Affected Product/Component:

Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint




Summary

A vulnerability involving Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint and Oracle Outside In libraries could allow an attacker to execute code and take control of an affected system.



Detailed Description

Microsoft has issued an update that addresses multiple vulnerabilities involving Oracle Outside In libraries and FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint. Attackers who successfully exploit these vulnerabilities may be able to execute arbitrary code on the affected system in the context of a user account.

In the latest update by Microsoft, the affected Oracle Outside In libraries are updated to a non-vulnerable version. In order to protect their system, users are recommended to install the update as well as take other protection measure, such as disabling the Advanced Filter Pack and installing relevant update from Oracle.



CVE Reference

CVE-2012-1766, CVE-2012-1767, CVE-2012-1768, CVE-2012-1769, CVE-2012-1770, CVE-2012-1771, CVE-2012-1772, CVE-2012-1773, CVE-2012-3106, CVE-2012-3107, CVE-2012-3108, CVE-2012-3109, and CVE-2012-3110



Solution

Install the latest security patch for applicable system, available for download from (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-067). Additionally, users are also advised to disable the Advanced Filter Pack and to install relevant update from Oracle.