Microsoft Internet Explorer CPasteCommand code execution

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Description:

Microsoft Internet Explorer could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a use-after-free error related to CPasteCommand when attempting to access an object in memory that has been deleted. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system with the privileges of the victim.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 9.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 6.9
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Apply the appropriate patch for your system, as listed in the latest Microsoft Security Bulletin. See References.

— OR —

Use Microsoft Automatic Update if it is supported by your operating system. The original bulletin issued by Microsoft has been superseded.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 10
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9

Reported:

Nov 13, 2012

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