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Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2013 18:40:06 -0500

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National Cyber Awareness System

US-CERT Current Activity
Microsoft Releases Security Advisory for Internet Explorer

Original release date: January 2, 2013
Last revised: January 14, 2013

Microsoft has released Security Advisory 2794220 to address a
vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6, 7, and 8. This
vulnerability may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code if a user
accesses a specially crafted website. Microsoft is aware of targeted
attacks that attempt to exploit this vulnerability in the wild.
UPDATE: Microsoft has released Security Bulletin MS13-008 to resolve
this vulnerability. The security update is rated Critical for Internet
Explorer 6, Internet Explorer 7, and Internet Explorer 8 on Windows
clients and Moderate for Internet Explorer 6, Internet Explorer 7, and
Internet Explorer 8 on Windows servers. US-CERT encourages users and
administrators to review Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-008 and follow
best-practice security policies to determine if the update should be
applied.
See Vulnerability Note VU#154201 for more information.

Relevant URL(s):
<http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/154201>

<https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-008>

<http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/advisory/2794220>


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