Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 code injection

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 (Web Browser). This issue affects some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-94. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 07/09/2013 by Toan Pham Van as ms13-jul as confirmed bulletin (Technet) via ZDI (Zero Day Initiative). It is possible to read the advisory at technet.microsoft.com. The public release has been coordinated in cooperation with Microsoft. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2013-3145 since 04/17/2013. Access to the local network is required for this attack to succeed. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. 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 pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 05/18/2021). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product decreasing in the near future.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 67212 (MS13-055: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2846071)), 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 100157 (Microsoft Internet Explorer Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities (MS13-055)).

Applying the patch MS13-JUL is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at technet.microsoft.com. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 13043.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 60960), Secunia (SA54060), Vulnerability Center (SBV-40402) and Tenable (67212). The entries 9399, 9400, 9401 and 9402 are pretty similar.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-94
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Partially

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Nessus ID: 67212
Nessus Name: MS13-055: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2846071)
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OpenVAS ID: 903314
OpenVAS Name: Microsoft Internet Explorer Multiple Vulnerabilities (2846071)
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Patch: MS13-JUL
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Vendor: https://www.microsoft.com/

Advisory: ms13-jul
Researcher: Toan Pham Van
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2013-3145 (🔍)
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SecurityFocus: 60960
Secunia: 54060 - Microsoft Internet Explorer Multiple Vulnerabilities, Extremely Critical
Vulnerability Center: 40402 - [MS13-055] Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 Memory Corruption Vulnerability Allows Remote Code Execution \\ DoS - CVE-2013-3145, Critical
OSVDB: 94969 - Microsoft IE CSpanElement Object Handling Use-after-free Arbitrary Code Execution

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Created: 07/10/2013 03:40 PM
Updated: 05/18/2021 09:22 AM
Changes: (1) source_nessus_risk
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Committer: olku

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