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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Microsoft Internet Explorer Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Internet Explorer Object Access Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1028514
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2013-1347   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 14 2013
Original Entry Date:  May 4 2013
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 8, 9
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will access and object that has been deleted or not properly allocated and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Versions 6, 7, and 10 are not affected.

Version 9 is affected, but the known attack vectors are blocked in the default configuration.

A demonstration exploit is available at:

This vulnerability is being actively exploited.

Daniel Caselden of FireEye reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

A patch matrix is available in the vendor's advisory.

The vendor's advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:   Windows (2003), Windows (2008), Windows (7), Windows (Vista), Windows (XP)

Message History:   None.

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