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US-CERT Technical Cyber Security Alert - Microsoft Releases Update for Internet Explorer Vulnerability CVE-2012-4792 (US-CERT Alert TA13-015A)
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US-CERT Alert TA13-015A
Microsoft Releases Update for Internet Explorer Vulnerability CVE-2012-4792

Original release date: January 15, 2013
Last revised: --

Systems Affected

     * Microsoft Internet Explorer 6
     * Microsoft Internet Explorer 7
     * Microsoft Internet Explorer 8


Overview

   Microsoft has released Security Bulletin MS13-008 to address the
   CButton use-after-free vulnerability (CVE-2012-4792).


Description

   Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 6, 7, and 8 are susceptible to
   a use-after-free vulnerability. This vulnerability is being
   actively exploited in the wild. Microsoft has released Security
   Bulletin MS13-008 to address this vulnerability.

   Additional information is available in Vulnerability Note
   VU#154201.


Impact

   A remote, unauthenticated attacker could execute arbitrary code,
   cause a denial of service, or gain unauthorized access to your
   files or system.


Solution

   US-CERT recommends that Internet Explorer users run Windows Update
   as soon as possible to apply the MS13-008 update.


Revision History

  January 15, 2013: Initial release

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   the subject.
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