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ESB-2014.0645 - ALERT [Win] Internet Explorer: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Remote with user interaction

Date: 02 May 2014
References: ESB-2014.0599  

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2014.0645
              Security Update for Internet Explorer (2965111)
                                2 May 2014

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Internet Explorer
Publisher:         Microsoft
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User 
		   Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-1776  

Reference:         ESB-2014.0599

Original Bulletin: 
   https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-021

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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-021 - Critical 

Security Update for Internet Explorer (2965111)

Published: May 1, 2014

Version: 1.0

General Information

Executive Summary

This security update resolves a publicly disclosed vulnerability in Internet 
Explorer. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user views
a specially crafted webpage using an affected version of Internet Explorer. An
attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability 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.

This security update is rated Critical for Internet Explorer 6 (IE 6), 
Internet Explorer 7 (IE 7), Internet Explorer 8 (IE 8), Internet Explorer 9 
(IE 9), Internet Explorer 10 (IE 10), and Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11) on 
affected Windows clients, and Moderate for Internet Explorer 6 (IE 6), 
Internet Explorer 7 (IE 7), Internet Explorer 8 (IE 8), Internet Explorer 9 
(IE 9), Internet Explorer 10 (IE 10), and Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11) on 
affected Windows servers.

Affected Software

Internet Explorer 6 
Internet Explorer 7 
Internet Explorer 8
Internet Explorer 9
Internet Explorer 10
Internet Explorer 11

Vulnerability Information

Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability - CVE-2014-1776

A remote code execution vulnerability exists when Internet Explorer improperly 
accesses objects in memory. This vulnerability could corrupt memory in such a 
way that an attacker could execute arbitrary code in the context of the current
user.

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