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CVE-2012-4792 Detail

Description

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/30/2012

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blog.fireeye.com/research/2012/12/council-foreign-relations-water-hole-attack-details.html
http://blogs.technet.com/b/srd/archive/2012/12/29/new-vulnerability-affecting-internet-explorer-8-users.aspx
http://blogs.technet.com/b/srd/archive/2012/12/31/microsoft-quot-fix-it-quot-available-for-internet-explorer-6-7-and-8.aspx
http://eromang.zataz.com/2012/12/29/attack-and-ie-0day-informations-used-against-council-on-foreign-relations/
http://labs.alienvault.com/labs/index.php/2012/just-another-water-hole-campaign-using-an-internet-explorer-0day/
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/119168/Microsoft-Internet-Explorer-CDwnBindInfo-Object-Use-After-Free.html
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/advisory/2794220 Vendor Advisory
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/154201 US Government Resource
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA13-008A.html US Government Resource
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA13-015A.html US Government Resource
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2013/ms13-008
https://github.com/rapid7/metasploit-framework/blob/master/modules/exploits/windows/browser/ie_cbutton_uaf.rb
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16361

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
AND
OR
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
OR
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 2
AND
OR
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
OR
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x86:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 3
AND
OR
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
OR
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:-:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:-:x86:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:sp1:x86:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:r2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:r2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x86:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-4792
NVD Published Date:
12/30/2012
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018