Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 resource management

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 (Web Browser). Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a resource management vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-399. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Use-after-free vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted web site that triggers access to a deleted object, aka "Internet Explorer InsertElement Use After Free Vulnerability."

The issue has been introduced in 03/16/2010. The weakness was shared 02/13/2013 as MS13-009 as confirmed bulletin (Technet). It is possible to read the advisory at technet.microsoft.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2013-0026. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1065 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 64570 (MS13-009: Security Update for Internet Explorer (2792100)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows : Microsoft Bulletins. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 100136 (Microsoft Internet Explorer Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (MS13-009)).

Upgrading to version 10 eliminates this vulnerability. Applying the patch MS13-009 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at technet.microsoft.com. The best possible mitigation is suggested to be upgrading to the latest version. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 12774.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (81631) and Tenable (64570).

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Class: Resource management
CWE: CWE-399 / CWE-404
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Nessus ID: 64570
Nessus Name: MS13-009: Security Update for Internet Explorer (2792100)
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OpenVAS ID: 903300
OpenVAS Name: Microsoft Internet Explorer Multiple Vulnerabilities (2792100)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Internet Explorer 10
Patch: MS13-009
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Vendor: microsoft.com

Advisory: MS13-009
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2013-0026 (🔍)
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X-Force: 81631
Vulnerability Center: 38387 - [MS13-009] Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 InsertElement Use After Free Vulnerability, Critical
SecurityFocus: 57846

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Created: 03/24/2015 12:22 PM
Updated: 12/29/2021 09:52 AM
Changes: 03/24/2015 12:22 PM (47), 04/07/2017 12:10 PM (24), 12/29/2021 09:45 AM (2), 12/29/2021 09:48 AM (7), 12/29/2021 09:52 AM (2)
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