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Posted by: In: Security 23 Feb 2013 0 comments

Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2792100)

Published:  | Updated: 

Version: 1.1

General Information

Executive Summary

This security update resolves thirteen 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 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.

This security update is rated Critical for Internet Explorer 6, Internet Explorer 7, Internet Explorer 8, Internet Explorer 9, and Internet Explorer 10 on Windows clients and Moderate for Internet Explorer 6, Internet Explorer 7, Internet Explorer 8, Internet Explorer 9, and Internet Explorer 10 on Windows servers. For more information, see the subsection, Affected and Non-Affected Software, in this section.

The security update addresses the vulnerabilities by modifying the way that Internet Explorer handles objects in memory. For more information about the vulnerabilities, see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) subsection for the specific vulnerability entry under the next section, Vulnerability Information.

Recommendation. Most customers have automatic updating enabled and will not need to take any action because this security update will be downloaded and installed automatically. Customers who have not enabled automatic updating need to check for updates and install this update manually. For information about specific configuration options in automatic updating, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 294871.

For administrators and enterprise installations, or end users who want to install this security update manually, Microsoft recommends that customers apply the update immediately using update management software, or by checking for updates using the Microsoft Update service.

See also the section, Detection and Deployment Tools and Guidance, later in this bulletin.

Known Issues. Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 2792100 documents the currently known issues that customers may experience when installing this security update. The article also documents recommended solutions for these issues.

Affected and Non-Affected Software

The following software have been tested to determine which versions or editions are affected. Other versions or editions are either past their support life cycle or are not affected. To determine the support life cycle for your software version or edition, see Microsoft Support Lifecycle.

Affected Software

Operating System Component Maximum Security Impact Aggregate Severity Rating Updates Replaced
Internet Explorer 6
Windows XP Service Pack 3 Internet Explorer 6
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Critical KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2 Internet Explorer 6
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Critical KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 Internet Explorer 6
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Moderate KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2 Internet Explorer 6
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Moderate KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems Internet Explorer 6
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Moderate KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Internet Explorer 7
Windows XP Service Pack 3 Internet Explorer 7
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Critical KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2 Internet Explorer 7
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Critical KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 Internet Explorer 7
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Moderate KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2 Internet Explorer 7
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Moderate KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems Internet Explorer 7
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Moderate KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows Vista Service Pack 2 Internet Explorer 7
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Critical KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2 Internet Explorer 7
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Critical KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 Internet Explorer 7
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Moderate KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 Internet Explorer 7
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Moderate KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2 Internet Explorer 7
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Moderate KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Internet Explorer 8
Windows XP Service Pack 3 Internet Explorer 8
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Critical KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2 Internet Explorer 8
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Critical KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 Internet Explorer 8
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Moderate KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2 Internet Explorer 8
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Moderate KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows Vista Service Pack 2 Internet Explorer 8
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Critical KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2 Internet Explorer 8
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Critical KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 Internet Explorer 8
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Moderate KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 Internet Explorer 8
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Moderate KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Internet Explorer 8
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Critical KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1 Internet Explorer 8
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Critical KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Internet Explorer 8
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Critical KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 Internet Explorer 8
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Critical KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Internet Explorer 8
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Moderate KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 Internet Explorer 8
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Moderate KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Internet Explorer 8
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Moderate KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 1 Internet Explorer 8
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Moderate KB2761465 in MS12-077 and KB2799329 in MS13-008
Internet Explorer 9
Windows Vista Service Pack 2 Internet Explorer 9
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Critical KB2761465 in MS12-077
Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2 Internet Explorer 9
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Critical KB2761465 in MS12-077
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 Internet Explorer 9
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Moderate KB2761465 in MS12-077
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 Internet Explorer 9
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Moderate KB2761465 in MS12-077
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Internet Explorer 9
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Critical KB2761465 in MS12-077
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1 Internet Explorer 9
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Critical KB2761465 in MS12-077
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Internet Explorer 9
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Critical KB2761465 in MS12-077
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 Internet Explorer 9
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Critical KB2761465 in MS12-077
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Internet Explorer 9
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Moderate KB2761465 in MS12-077
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 Internet Explorer 9
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Moderate KB2761465 in MS12-077
Internet Explorer 10
Windows 8 for 32-bit Systems Internet Explorer 10
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Critical KB2761465 in MS12-077
Windows 8 for 64-bit Systems Internet Explorer 10
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Critical KB2761465 in MS12-077
Windows Server 2012 Internet Explorer 10
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Moderate KB2761465 in MS12-077
Windows RT Internet Explorer 10[1]
(KB2792100)
Remote Code Execution Critical KB2761465 in MS12-077

[1]This update is available via Windows Update only.

Non-Affected Software

Operating System Component
Server Core installation
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation) Not applicable
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation) Not applicable
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems (Server Core installation) Not applicable
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 (Server Core installation) Not applicable
Windows Server 2012 (Server Core installation) Not applicable