Microsoft Internet Explorer 7/8/9/10 memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Microsoft Internet Explorer 7/8/9/10 (Web Browser). It has been classified as critical. Affected is an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was published 07/09/2013 by Ivan Fratric and Ben Hawkes with Google Security Team as ms13-jul as confirmed bulletin (Technet). The advisory is shared for download at technet.microsoft.com. The public release has been coordinated with the vendor. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2013-3115 since 04/17/2013. Access to the local network is required for this attack. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (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 13020.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 60941), Secunia (SA54060), Vulnerability Center (SBV-40390) and Tenable (67212). Similar entries are available at 9405, 9406, 9407 and 9408.

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

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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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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Vendor: https://www.microsoft.com/

Advisory: ms13-jul
Researcher: Ivan Fratric/Ben Hawkes
Organization: Google Security Team
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2013-3115 (🔍)
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SecurityFocus: 60941
Secunia: 54060 - Microsoft Internet Explorer Multiple Vulnerabilities, Extremely Critical
Vulnerability Center: 40390 - [MS13-055] Microsoft Internet Explorer 7-10 Memory Corruption Vulnerability Allows Remote Code Execution \\ DoS - CVE-2013-3115, Critical
OSVDB: 94983 - Microsoft IE Unspecified Memory Corruption (2013-3115)

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Created: 07/10/2013 04:31 PM
Updated: 05/18/2021 11:38 AM
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Committer: olku

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