Internet Explorer security update
Report ID: MS201301008
Date Published: 15 January 2013
Compromise Type: remote-code-execution
Compromise From: remote
Internet Explorer 6
Internet Explorer 7
Internet Explorer 8
A security update for Internet Explorer has been released to patch a previously reported 0-day vulnerability.
Microsoft has released a security update to resolve a previously reported 0-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer (IE), which affected IE6, IE7 and IE8. The vulnerability could, upon successful exploitation, allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code and take complete control of an infected machine.
The security update introduces a fix by modifying the way that IE handles objects in memory. Users are recommended to install this update to protect their system.
NOTE: This update resolve the vulnerability previously reported in "Internet Explorer Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."
Install the latest security patch for applicable system, available for download from (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-008)
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