ASB-2017.0214 - [Win] Internet Explorer: Multiple vulnerabilities 2017-12-13

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                         AUSCERT Security Bulletin

                               ASB-2017.0214
             Security patches for Microsoft Internet Explorer
                             13 December 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:              Internet Explorer
Operating System:     Windows
Impact/Access:        Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                      Access Confidential Data        -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:           Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:            CVE-2017-11930 CVE-2017-11919 CVE-2017-11913
                      CVE-2017-11912 CVE-2017-11907 CVE-2017-11906
                      CVE-2017-11903 CVE-2017-11901 CVE-2017-11895
                      CVE-2017-11894 CVE-2017-11890 CVE-2017-11887
                      CVE-2017-11886  
Member content until: Friday, January 12 2018

OVERVIEW

        Microsoft has released its monthly security patch update for the
        month of December 2017. [1]
        
        This update resolves 13 vulnerabilities across the following products: 
        
         Internet Explorer 10
         Internet Explorer 11
         Internet Explorer 9


IMPACT

        Microsoft has given the following details regarding these vulnerabilities.
        
         Details         Impact                   Severity
         CVE-2017-11886   Remote Code Execution    Critical
         CVE-2017-11887   Information Disclosure   Important
         CVE-2017-11890   Remote Code Execution    Critical
         CVE-2017-11894   Remote Code Execution    Critical
         CVE-2017-11895   Remote Code Execution    Critical
         CVE-2017-11901   Remote Code Execution    Critical
         CVE-2017-11903   Remote Code Execution    Critical
         CVE-2017-11906   Information Disclosure   Important
         CVE-2017-11907   Remote Code Execution    Critical
         CVE-2017-11912   Remote Code Execution    Critical
         CVE-2017-11913   Remote Code Execution    Important
         CVE-2017-11919   Information Disclosure   Important
         CVE-2017-11930   Remote Code Execution    Critical


MITIGATION

        Microsoft recommends updating the software with the version
        made available on the Microsoft Update Catalogue for the following
        Knowledge Base articles. [1]
        
        
         KB4054520, KB4053580, KB4053581, KB4053579, KB4053578
         KB4054518, KB4054519, KB4054517, KB4052978


REFERENCES

        [1] Security Update Guide
            https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance

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