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Vulnerability protection

Internet Explorer cumulative security update


Report ID: MS201308001
Date Published: 14 August 2013

Criticality: Critical
Compromise Type: remote-code-execution information-disclosure privilege-escalation
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 resolve multiple vulnerabilities that could lead to remote code execution, information disclosure and escalation of privilege.



Detailed Description

Microsoft has released a cumulative security update for Internet Explorer to resolve multiple reported vulnerabilities that could lead to remote code execution, information disclosure and escalation of privilege. The cause of the vulnerabilities include improper access of objects in memory that lead to memory corruption; incorrect handling of character sequences that lead to inadequate filtering in websites; and improper handling of process integrity level assignment.

All of these vulnerabilities have been patched through the update release by modifying the way of handling objects in memory, modifying the way of rendering data, and correcting the way of handling process integrity level assignment. Users are recommended to install the latest update as a protection measure against potential exploit attempts.



CVE Reference

CVE-2013-3186, CVE-2013-3192, CVE-2013-3184,  CVE-2013-3187,  CVE-2013-3188, CVE-2013-3189, CVE-2013-3190, CVE-2013-3191, CVE-2013-3193, CVE-2013-3194, CVE-2013-3199 



Solution

Install the latest security patch for applicable system, available for download from (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-059)



Security Advisories

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