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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-4792

Use-after-free vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 8 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted web site that triggers access to an object that (1) was not properly allocated or (2) is deleted, as demonstrated by a CDwnBindInfo object, and exploited in the wild in December 2012.
Publish Date : 2012-12-30 Last Update Date : 2020-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Internet Explorer Use After Free Vulnerability - MS13-008 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16361 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-4792

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
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- References For CVE-2012-4792

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16361
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16361
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/advisory/2794220
Microsoft Advisory http://technet.microsoft.com/security/advisory/2794220 Microsoft Security Advisory (2794220): Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution - Version: 2.0 Revision Note: V2.0 (January 14, 2013): Advisory updated to reflect publication of security bulletin. Summary: Microsoft has completed the investigation into a public report of this vulnerability. We have issued MS13-008 to address this issue. For more information about this issue, including download links for an available security update, please review MS13-008. The vulnerability addressed is the Internet Explorer Use After Free Vulnerability - CVE-2012-4792.Release Date:2013-01-14
http://labs.alienvault.com/labs/index.php/2012/just-another-water-hole-campaign-using-an-internet-explorer-0day/
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/154201
CERT-VN VU#154201
http://blog.fireeye.com/research/2012/12/council-foreign-relations-water-hole-attack-details.html
http://eromang.zataz.com/2012/12/29/attack-and-ie-0day-informations-used-against-council-on-foreign-relations/
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/119168/Microsoft-Internet-Explorer-CDwnBindInfo-Object-Use-After-Free.html
http://blogs.technet.com/b/srd/archive/2012/12/29/new-vulnerability-affecting-internet-explorer-8-users.aspx CONFIRM
https://github.com/rapid7/metasploit-framework/blob/master/modules/exploits/windows/browser/ie_cbutton_uaf.rb
http://blogs.technet.com/b/srd/archive/2012/12/31/microsoft-quot-fix-it-quot-available-for-internet-explorer-6-7-and-8.aspx CONFIRM
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA13-015A.html
CERT TA13-015A
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA13-008A.html
CERT TA13-008A
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2013/ms13-008
MS MS13-008

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-4792

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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