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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Vulnerability in Vector Markup Language Could Allow Remote
13 February 2013
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Internet Explorer
Operating System: Windows XP
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2013-0030
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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-010 - Critical
Vulnerability in Vector Markup Language Could Allow Remote Code Execution
Published Date: February 12, 2013
This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in the
Microsoft implementation of Vector Markup Language (VML). The vulnerability
could allow remote code execution if a user viewed a specially crafted webpage
using Internet Explorer. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer
user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with
administrative user rights.
This security update is rated Critical for Internet Explorer 6, Internet
Explorer 7, Internet Explorer 8, Internet Explorer 9, and Internet Explorer
10 on all supported releases of Microsoft Windows.
Internet Explorer 6
Internet Explorer 7
Internet Explorer 8
Internet Explorer 9
Internet Explorer 10
VML Memory Corruption Vulnerability - CVE-2013-0030
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Internet
Explorer handles objects in memory. An attacker could exploit the
vulnerability by constructing a specially crafted webpage. When a user views
the webpage, the vulnerability could allow remote code execution. An attacker
who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights
as the current user.
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