Vulnerability

(MS13-055) Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2846071)

Publish date: August 23, 2013

CVE-2013-3166

SEVERITY

CRITICAL

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DESCRIPTION

This security update resolves seventeen privately reported vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage using Internet Explorer. An attacker who successfully exploited the most severe of these vulnerabilities could gain the same user rights as the current user. 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.

SOLUTION

AFFECTED SOFTWARE AND VERSION

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

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