Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 code injection

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 (Web Browser). Affected is some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a code injection vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-94. The product constructs all or part of a code segment using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the syntax or behavior of the intended code segment. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 07/09/2013 as ms13-jul as confirmed bulletin (Technet) via Zero Day Initiative (ZDI). The advisory is available at The vendor cooperated in the coordination of the public release. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2013-3152 since 04/17/2013. Access to the local network is required for this attack to succeed. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1059 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

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 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 13038.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (67212). The entries 9399, 9400, 9401 and 9402 are related to this item.








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Class: Code injection
CWE: CWE-94 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059

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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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Advisory: ms13-jul
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2013-3152 (🔍)

Vulnerability Center: 40411 - [MS13-055] Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 Memory Corruption Vulnerability Allows Remote Code Execution \\ DoS - CVE-2013-3152, Critical
SecurityFocus: 60960
Secunia: 54060 - Microsoft Internet Explorer Multiple Vulnerabilities, Extremely Critical
OSVDB: 94977 - Microsoft IE CTreePos Object Handling Use-after-free Arbitrary Code Execution

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Created: 07/10/2013 04:11 PM
Updated: 05/18/2021 10:03 AM
Changes: 07/10/2013 04:11 PM (50), 04/07/2017 03:21 PM (34), 05/18/2021 09:58 AM (8), 05/18/2021 10:02 AM (2), 05/18/2021 10:03 AM (1)
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Committer: olku


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