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Microsoft Internet Explorer "CDwnBindInfo" Use-After-Free Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2012-12-30    Last Update:  2013-01-15    Views:  6,606

Secunia Advisory SA51695

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a use-after-free error when handling the "CDwnBindInfo" object and can be exploited to dereference an already freed object.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

NOTE: This is currently being actively exploited in targeted attacks.


Solution:
Apply updates.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported as a 0-day.

Original Advisory:
MS13-008 (KB2799329):
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-008

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/advisory/2794220
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2794220

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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