Vulnerability

(MS13-022) Vulnerability in Silverlight Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2814124)

Publish date: February 28, 2014

CVE-2013-0074

SEVERITY

CRITICAL

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DESCRIPTION

This patch addresses a vulnerability found in Microsoft Silverlight. It can allow remote code execution when exploited via a specially crafted Silverlight application hosted on websites. Attackers can use a wide-arrayed of means such as compromised websites hosting ads and content or lure users via spammed message to visit a website that could exploit the said vulnerability.

SOLUTION

AFFECTED SOFTWARE AND VERSION

  • Microsoft Silverlight 5 when installed on Mac
  • Microsoft Silverlight 5 Developer Runtime when installed on Mac
  • Microsoft Silverlight 5 when installed on all supported releases of Microsoft Windows clients
  • Microsoft Silverlight 5 Developer Runtime when installed on all supported releases of Microsoft Windows clients
  • Microsoft Silverlight 5 when installed on all supported releases of Microsoft Windows servers
  • Microsoft Silverlight 5 Developer Runtime when installed on all supported releases of Microsoft Windows servers

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