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Vulnerability protection

Internet Explorer cumulative security update


Report ID: MS201304001
Date Published: 10 April 2013

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
Internet Explorer 10




Summary

A cumulative security update for Internet Explorer has been released to address two reported vulnerabilities, each of which could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on an infected machine.



Detailed Description

Microsoft has issued a cumulative security update for Internet Explorer (IE) to address two reported vulnerabilities, which were caused by memory corruption condition resulting from an attempt to access deleted objects in memory. Upon successful exploitation, an attacker could be able to execute arbitrary code and take control of the affected system.

These issues have been fixed by introducing a modification in the way that IE handles objects in memory. Users are recommended to install the latest update to their machine as a protection measure against possible exploit attempts.



CVE Reference

CVE-2013-1303, CVE-2013-1304



Solution

Install the latest security patch for applicable system, available for download from (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-028)



Security Advisories

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